candle collocations and examples

 UK /ˈkænd(ə)l/

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a stick of wax burned to give light


Verbs frequently used with candle
light a candle: lightSome people like to begin by lighting a candle or saying a prayer.put out a candle: blow out, extinguish, put out, snuff outWe arrived to see her blowing out the candles on her cake.
Verbs that frequently follow candle
burn: burn, flicker, gutterThere were candles burning at the front of the church.stop burning: burn out, go outlight up something: illuminate, light, light upThe pumpkins are illuminated by candles placed inside.
 
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