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What does "burned to a crisp" mean?

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    It means something was burned so thoroughly that there was nothing left but a crisp, a cinder.

    It is used to refer to being sunburned. So if I fell asleep on the beach all day with no sunscreen on, I would be "burned to a crisp." It can also be used to refer to something that is so burnt that it is blackened and charred, like bacon that has been cooked for too long.

    Extremely burnt.

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