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What is the difference between burnt and burned?


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2011-09-25 23:39:27
2011-09-25 23:39:27

You can use either term. 'Burned' and 'burnt' are variations on the same word, just like 'learned' and 'learnt'.

So you could say, 'The house burned', or 'The house burnt'.

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burned is a verb burnt is the past tense - strange i know. e.g. : he burned down the building the building was burnt down

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Present perfect is formed with - have/has +past participle.The past participle of burn can be burnt or burned. So present perfect would be:have burned, has burnedorhave burnt, has burnt

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You can use either term. 'Burned' and 'burnt' are variations on the same word, just like 'learned' and 'learnt'.So you could say, 'The candle had burned out', or 'The candle had burnt out'.

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You can use either term. 'Burned' and 'burnt' are variations on the same word, just like 'learned' and 'learnt'.So you could say, 'Don't get burned', or 'Don't get burnt'.


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