There are 2 translations of burst in Spanish:

burst1

(past & past p burst)
Pronunciation: /bɜːrst; bɜːst/

vi

  • 2 (move suddenly) (+ adv compl) they burst into the room entraron de sopetón en la habitación , irrumpieron en la habitación [formal] he burst out from behind the bush and … de repente salió de entre los arbustos y … they burst out of the room salieron de la habitación precipitadamente the news burst upon an unsuspecting world la noticia cayó como una bomba sobre un mundo que no se la esperaba the realization burst upon me de pronto or de repente me di cuenta a demonstrator burst through the police cordon un manifestante rompió el cordón policial

vt

  • [balloon/bubble] reventar* he bent over and burst the seam of his trousers se inclinó y se le rompió la costura de los pantalones he burst open the door abrió la puerta de golpe the river burst its banks el río se desbordó or se salió de madre

Phrasal verbs

burst in

v + adv
entrar (de sopetón) , irrumpir [formal] don't come bursting in like that: knock first! ¡no se entra así de sopetón, hay que llamar antes!to burst in on sb you can't go bursting in on people like that! ¡no se puede entrar así (de sopetón) donde hay gente! the robbers burst in on us while we were counting the day's receipts los ladrones nos sorprendieron or [formal] irrumpieron en el local cuando estábamos haciendo la caja

burst into

v + prep + o
to burst into tears echarse or ponerse* or [literario/literary] romper* a llorar to burst into song ponerse* a cantar to burst into flames estallar en llamas

burst out

v + adv
1.1 (cry) you're lying!, she burst out suddenly —¡estás mintiendo! —saltó de repente he burst out with all kinds of accusations salió con todo tipo de acusaciones 1.2 (exit) salir* 1.3 (start suddenly) he burst out laughing se echó a reír, soltó una carcajada she burst out crying se echó or se puso a llorar, rompió a llorar [literario/literary]

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Word of the day caudillo
m
leader …
Cultural fact of the day

The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.

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There are 2 translations of burst in Spanish:

burst2

n

  • 1 1.1 (short surge) a burst of applause una salva de aplausos a burst of activity un arrebato or arranque de actividad a burst of inspiration un ramalazo de inspiración inspiration comes in bursts la inspiración viene en oleadas a burst of energy un arranque de energía there was a burst of laughter from the table in the corner se oyeron carcajadas en la mesa del rincón that final burst earned him a bronze medal ese esfuerzo final le valió la medalla de bronce 1.2 (of gunfire) ráfaga (f)

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Word of the day caudillo
m
leader …
Cultural fact of the day

The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.