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"August Pullman?" said Ms. Petosa. "Here," I said quietly, raising my hand a bit. "Hi, August," she said, smiling at me very nicely when I went up to get my folder. I kind of felt everyone's eyes burning into my back for the few seconds I stood in the front of the class, and everybody looked down when I walked back to my desk. Can someone describe "burn into"
Nov 2, 2021 9:29 AM
Answers · 4
Here, “burn into” means stare at. So when someone’s eyes are burning into your back it means they are staring at your back. It is usually used to show when someone is nervous, in trouble, or when all the attention is on them.
November 2, 2021
It means that they were staring at him - it refers to that feeling when someone is watching you and you can "feel" it. Hope this helps :)
November 2, 2021
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