burst into tears

(Roget's IV) v.
Syn. weep, start crying, break into tears; see cry 1 .

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  • burst into tears — {v. phr.} To suddenly start crying. * /Mary burst into tears when she heard that her brother was killed in a car accident./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • burst into tears — {v. phr.} To suddenly start crying. * /Mary burst into tears when she heard that her brother was killed in a car accident./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • burst into tears — to suddenly cry. She burst into tears when she read the rejection letter. Every time I thought about it I d burst into tears …   New idioms dictionary

  • burst\ into\ tears — v. phr. To suddenly start crying. Mary burst into tears when she heard that her brother was killed in a car accident …   Словарь американских идиом

  • burst into tears — begin to cry, start weeping …   English contemporary dictionary

  • burst into something — burst into (something) to begin to produce a lot of something. The children burst into tears when they saw their ruined toys. The car burst into flames. The whole situation was so ridiculous, I simply burst into laughter. Related vocabulary:… …   New idioms dictionary

  • burst into — (something) to begin to produce a lot of something. The children burst into tears when they saw their ruined toys. The car burst into flames. The whole situation was so ridiculous, I simply burst into laughter. Related vocabulary: break into… …   New idioms dictionary

  • burst into something — ˈburst into sth derived to start producing sth suddenly and with great force • The aircraft crashed and burst into flames (= suddenly began to burn). • She burst into tears …   Useful english dictionary

  • burst into — phrasal verb Word forms burst into : present tense I/you/we/they burst into he/she/it bursts into present participle bursting into past tense burst into past participle burst into 1) burst into something [transitive] to suddenly start doing… …   English dictionary

  • burst into — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you burst into tears, laughter, or song, you suddenly begin to cry, laugh, or sing. [V P n] She burst into tears and ran from the kitchen. [V P n] ...books that cause adults to burst into helpless laughter. 2) PHRASAL VERB When …   English dictionary

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