burst out

burst out
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "burst out":
present tense I/you/we/they burst out he/she/it bursts out present participle bursting out past tense burst out past participle burst out
1) burst out doing something to suddenly start laughing or crying

I almost burst out laughing when I saw what she was wearing.

2) to suddenly say or shout something

"I hate you!" Julia suddenly burst out.


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