burst into something

burst into (something) to begin to produce a lot of something.

The children burst into tears when they saw their ruined toys.

The car burst into flames.

The whole situation was so ridiculous, I simply burst into laughter.

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  • burst into something — ˈburst into sth derived to start producing sth suddenly and with great force • The aircraft crashed and burst into flames (= suddenly began to burn). • She burst into tears …   Useful english dictionary

  • burst into — (something) to begin to produce a lot of something. The children burst into tears when they saw their ruined toys. The car burst into flames. The whole situation was so ridiculous, I simply burst into laughter. Related vocabulary: break into… …   New idioms dictionary

  • burst into — phrasal verb Word forms burst into : present tense I/you/we/they burst into he/she/it bursts into present participle bursting into past tense burst into past participle burst into 1) burst into something [transitive] to suddenly start doing… …   English dictionary

  • burst into — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you burst into tears, laughter, or song, you suddenly begin to cry, laugh, or sing. [V P n] She burst into tears and ran from the kitchen. [V P n] ...books that cause adults to burst into helpless laughter. 2) PHRASAL VERB When …   English dictionary

  • ˈburst ˌinto sth — phrasal verb 1) to suddenly start doing something Terri keeps bursting into tears (= starting to cry) for no reason.[/ex] 2) burst into flames to suddenly start burning …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • I'm into Something Good — Single infobox Name = I m into Something Good Artist = Herman s Hermits from Album = Herman s Hermits B side = Released = 1964 Recorded = 1964 Genre = Beat, Pop Length = Label = Writer = Gerry Goffin Carole King Producer = Mickie Most… …   Wikipedia

  • burst — burst1 [bə:st US bə:rst] v past tense and past participle burst ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(break open)¦ 2 be bursting with something 3¦(move suddenly)¦ 4 burst open 5 be bursting to do something 6 be bursting 7 burst somebody s bubble 8 burst its banks Phrasal… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Burst — Burst, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Burst}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bursting}. The past participle bursten is obsolete.] [OE. bersten, bresten, AS. berstan (pers. sing. berste, imp. sing. b[ae]rst, imp. pl. burston, p. p. borsten); akin to D. bersten, G.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • burst — [[t]bɜ͟ː(r)st[/t]] ♦♦♦ bursts, bursting (The form burst is used in the present tense and is the past tense and past participle.) 1) V ERG If something bursts or if you burst it, it suddenly breaks open or splits open and the air or other… …   English dictionary

  • burst — I UK [bɜː(r)st] / US [bɜrst] verb Word forms burst : present tense I/you/we/they burst he/she/it bursts present participle bursting past tense burst past participle burst ** 1) [intransitive/transitive] if something filled with air or water… …   English dictionary

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