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burst out

see under burst into
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
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  • Sir Nigel pondered for a few moments, and then burst out a-laughing.

    The White Company Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The gentlemen looked at each other, and Max burst out into a merry laugh.

    Rico and Wiseli Johanna Spyri
  • I had suffered so much that I burst out into delicious laughter and sobs.

    My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
  • He was sitting in his big arm-chair, and he burst out laughing.

    My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
  • Then he burst out, "I'd lick both of you, if I was sure this was a where or when to foight!"

    The Widow O'Callaghan's Boys Gulielma Zollinger
  • At his entrance, however, there burst out a cheer and cries of welcome.

    Frank Roscoe's Secret Allen Chapman

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