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Why was the assassination described as 'the spark that lit the bonfire'?


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The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.

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The assassination of the Austro-Hungarian Archduke, Franz Ferdinand.


The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the "spark" required to light the powder keg which started WW1.


Light is already a verb when used to describe an action. As in "to light something".Lights, lighting, lightened, lit (outside the US) and lighted (in the US).Some examples are:"We light the candles"."She lights the lantern"."We are lighting the candles"."He lightened the load"."We lit the bonfire" (outside the US)."We lighted the bonfire" (in the US).


passive is formed this way - be verb + past participleThe past participle of light is lit.The different passive forms are:present simple - is lit, are lit - The lights are lit at duskpast simple - was lit, were lit - The lamp was lit early.present continuous - is being lit, are being lit - The bonfire is being light .past continuous - was being lit, were being lit - The beacons were being lit.present perfect - has been lit, have been lit - The beacons have been lit.past perfect - had been lit - The lamps had been lit.modal - will be lit, could be lit - The lights will be lit at ten.


They rubbed stones really hard causing it to generate a spark. With continuous generating of a spark, they lit a piece of wood. Wood can catch fire really easily.


Spark scooters can be dangerous if you make it dangerous many have lit a fire with it but it had gas on the flor so yes they can be


Tinderboxes were used to ignite a spark with a flint stone and steel needle, letting the spark fall in the tinder box in which burned cotton cloth was laid. Once the spark 'caught' a flame cold be produced by bowing gently on the glowing cloth and candles lit from that.


It is described as waning, as opposed to waxing, when the face of the moon is getting larger.


Rafer Johnson, a decathlon olympic champion (1960) lit the olympic torch. Sixteen years earlier he was one of the men who assisted in taking down Sirhan Sirhan, RFK's assassin, seconds after the assassination took place.


The "match that lit the fuse" of World War 1 was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand by Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo June 28th, 1914.


The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, in Sarajevo, carried out by a man known as Gavrilo Princip.


The spark that lit the fire of Marbury V. Madison goes on to establish judicial review of Congressional actions by the Supreme court.


If you mean lit as in "He lit the candle", then the preset tense for lit is Light. "I am lighting the candle."


The spark that lit the war was when the South Carolinians (which became part of the Confederation) attacked a Federal Army Post at Fort Sumter.


Mine does stay lit Yours may not but you asked me why mine is not lit but it certainly is lit


le lit (masculine noun) is the bed in French. Il lit / elle lit means he / she reads.


It depends on what they are being lit for.


"You have lit" can be correct usage, as in: "Once the flame appears, you have lit the candle."


The past tense of the verb light is lit not lite.


Most modern ones do this automatically with either a pilot light or an electrical spark igniter. Very old ones needed to be lit manually using a match.


Because there is no spark or flame present. If the tank is full it wont even explode if you throw a match in it, However if the tank has a large area that has no liquid fuel in it then the addition of a lit match or spark will cause it to explode.


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It is lit at the end of the opening ceremony.


it was lit in 1956 Melbourne Olympics


the olympic torch was lit in greece



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