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British English: /bəːst/
American English: /bərst/

Translation of burst in Italian:


transitive verb pass., p.pass. burst

intransitive verb pass., p.pass. burst

  • 1
    (balloon, bubble, tyre, abscess)
    (pipe, boiler)
    scoppiare, esplodere
    rompersi, cedere
    (bomb, shell, firework)
    to be bursting at the seams o to be full to bursting point
    (bag, room, building)
    essere pieno da scoppiare
    (person) (from too much food) scoppiare o non poterne più o essere pieno come un otre
    to be laughing fit to burst
    sbellicarsi dalle risate
    to be bursting to do
    morire dalla voglia di fare
    to be bursting (for the toilet) [informal] to be bursting with health, enthusiasm, pride
    scoppiare o traboccare di salute, di entusiasmo, di orgoglio

Phrasal verbs

burst forth

(buds, blossom)

burst in:

burst in
fare irruzione, irrompere
to burst in on a meeting, conversation
interrompere una riunione, conversazione

burst into:

burst into [something] 1.1
irrompere in, fare irruzione in (room, building, meeting)
1.2to burst into blossom, bloom
germogliare o fiorire all'improvviso
to burst into leaf
mettere le foglie o germogliare
to burst into flames to burst into song
mettersi a cantare
to burst into tears to burst into laughter

burst open:

1 burst open
(bag, sack)
2 burst open [something], burst [something] open

burst out

1 (come out)to burst out of a room, building
uscirsene o saltare fuori da una stanza, da un edificio
he was bursting out of his waistcoat [figurative]
scoppiava dentro i vestiti
the straw was bursting out of the mattress
2 (start)to burst out laughing to burst out crying
scoppiare a piangere o in lacrime
to burst out singing
mettersi a cantare
3 (exclaim) “you're lying!” he burst out angrily
“stai mentendo!” esclamò con rabbia

burst through:

burst through [something]
rompere, sfondare (barricade, roadblock)
she burst through the door
è entrata improvvisamente
Definition of burst in:
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