[Ads-l] _light on fire_ vs. _set on fire_

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Thu Oct 20 09:59:20 EDT 2016


John set the house on fire. (OK)
John set the house ablaze. (OK)
John set the house afire. (?)

The rumor spread like a house on fire /  afire.  (OK / OK)

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