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Jimmy, what brand is your engine?
If you are getting gas to your carburetor, but your engine will not run, I would check the fuel shut off solenoid on your carburetor.
Your fuel shut off solenoid should click each time you cycle your ignition switch on and off. It has a spring loaded plunger that must retract, when your ignition switch is on, to allow fuel to flow within your carburetor. Sometimes this part will fail either before, or after it reaches full operating temperature.
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Listen to see if it clicks as you turn your switch on and off.
If your fuel solenoid is ok, then it is likely that you will need to clean your carburetor.