Burst Out

How to Conjugate Burst Out

  • Infinitive: Burst Out
  • Present Tense: Burst Out/ Bursts Out
  • -ing Form: Bursting Out
  • Past Tense: Burst Out
  • Past Participle: Burst Out
Burst Out is a non-separable phrasal verb and has 2 definitions.

Definitions of Burst Out:

1. To suddenly do or say something.

Examples: The movie Bridesmaids will make you burst out laughing.
She started bursting out expletives during rush hour traffic.

2. To suddenly appear, erupt, or intensify.

Examples: In the movie, an alien bursts out of a man’s stomach and starts to moonwalk across the room.
We were walking down the street when a crowd ahead of us burst out running and screaming.

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