B2 First Vocabulary:

Burn out

‘Burn out’ is a B2 level phrasal verb meaning to become ill or very tired from working too much. Although candidates will probably not have an opportunity to use this phrasal verb, it may come up in the reading and use of English or listening papers.

Below are examples of how 'Burn out' could be used in the B2 First (FCE) exam.
Reading and Use of English Part 1:

After studying for non-stop for the last two days I was completely burnt (3)…… and needed to rest before the exam.

A. out

B. on

C. off

D. up

Reading and Use of English Part 4:

You should take breaks from studying so you don’t become exhausted.


You will ………………………… you don’t take breaks from studying

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