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burst out

see under burst into
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
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  • The temptation to burst out and tell her of my feelings was extraordinary.

    Man and Maid Elinor Glyn
  • The Tsar looked out to the spot where the blaze of flame had burst out.

    The World Peril of 1910 George Griffith
  • The admiral, who had been quelled for the moment, burst out afresh.

    A Mock Idyl Percy Ross
  • "If the devils have done this here—so close to us," he burst out, and covered his face.

    Coming Home Edith Wharton
  • She too burst out crying again, and for a few minutes they all sobbed together.

  • "Take me along, captain," burst out Smith in sudden surrender.

    The Wreck of the Titan Morgan Robertson

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