burst out

see under burst into.

Words Nearby burst out

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How to use burst out in a sentence

  • "In the night I heard the howling of a dog," she said, and then flushed up to the roots of her hair when we burst out laughing.

    Three More John Silence Stories | Algernon Blackwood
  • They burst out of the mouth of the canyon, a smoke-wreathed whirlwind, heading for the protection of the river.

    Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • I asked the conductor if he had been at the battle; he burst out laughing like a philosopher, as he was, and said "Pas si bete."

    Little Travels and Roadside Sketches | William Makepeace Thackeray
  • "Try to look madly in love," said my friend, ready to burst out laughing at the sight of the long serious face of his neighbour.

    Friend Mac Donald | Max O'Rell
  • They raced eagerly for the patch of light ahead of them and burst out upon a valley of green.