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verbo intransitivo

  • prorrumpir en algoel público prorrumpió en aplausos
    the audience burst o broke into applause
    prorrumpió en carcajadas al verse en la foto
    she burst out laughing when she saw herself in the picture
    prorrumpieron en exclamaciones de asombro al contemplarlo
    they cried out in amazement when they saw it
    prorrumpió en lágrimas cuando se enteró
    she burst into tears when she found out
Example sentences
  • "La plaza ha prorrumpido en gritos de ""fuera, fuera""."
  • Termina Arrau la ejecución y el público prorrumpe en una verdadera ovación.
  • No dice donde estaba cuando consideró el firmamento cuando prorrumpió en alabanza al Gran Creador del universo.

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