Bring to a boil over high heat and boil until the sweet potatoes can be easily pierced with a fork, about 30 to 40 minutes.
Businesses are suffering more each day in an area where the rents are extortionate, and the situation could boil over soon.
But eventually, you need to have that conversation, otherwise it will boil over.
The moment came for the three-week conflict between pro-Russian authorities and the pro-E.U. opposition to boil over.
Add the shrimp stock and Worcestershire sauce and bring to a boil over high heat.
I boiled with rage against Dorothy, but by a strong effort I did not boil over until I had better cause.
While this tempest was struggling to boil over into action, Carlotta appeared.
Later, as she waited for the water to boil over her little spirit lamp, she made a list of absolute necessaries.
Uncle Remus seemed to boil over with argumentative indignation.
Does your heart beat, and swell, and boil, and boil over at him who dares to correct or counsel you?
early 13c., from Old French bolir "boil, bubble up, ferment, gush" (12c., Modern French bouillir), from Latin bullire "to bubble, seethe," from PIE base *beu- "to swell" (see bull (n.2)). The native word is seethe. Figurative sense of "to agitate the feelings" is from 1640s.
I am impatient, and my blood boyls high. [Thomas Otway, "Alcibiades," 1675]Related: Boiled; boiling. Boiling point is recorded from 1773.
"hard tumor," altered from Middle English bile (Kentish bele), perhaps by association with the verb; from Old English byl, byle "boil, carbuncle," from West Germanic *buljon- "swelling" (cf. Old Frisian bele, Old High German bulia, German Beule). Perhaps ultimately from PIE root *bhel- (2) "to swell" (see bole), or from *beu- "to grow, swell" (see bull (n.2); also cf. boast). Cf. Old Irish bolach "pustule," Gothic ufbauljan "to puff up," Icelandic beyla "hump."
A painful, circumscribed pus-filled inflammation of the skin and subcutaneous tissue usually caused by a local staphylococcal infection. Also called furuncle.
To lose one's temper: make a manager boil over (1879+)
(rendered "botch" in Deut. 28:27, 35), an aggravated ulcer, as in the case of Hezekiah (2 Kings 20:7; Isa. 38:21) or of the Egyptians (Ex. 9:9, 10, 11; Deut. 28:27, 35). It designates the disease of Job (2:7), which was probably the black leprosy.