bum\ to\ a\ crisp

v. phr.
To burn black; burn past saving or using especially as food.

While getting breakfast, Mother was called to the telephone, and when she got back, the bacon had been burned to a crisp.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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