Meaning of BURST in English

BURST

I.

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ short

a short ~ of energy

▪ sudden

a sudden ~ of enthusiasm

▪ quick , rapid

a rapid ~ of gunfire

▪ occasional

▪ initial

▪ final

▪ single

▪ explosive , intense

an intense ~ of anger

▪ great , huge

PREPOSITION

▪ in ~s

He works in short ~s.

▪ ~ of

II.

verb

ADVERB

▪ suddenly

▪ almost , nearly

▪ finally

▪ apart ( esp. BrE ), forth , out

There was a danger that the engine would ~ apart.

VERB + BURST

▪ be about to , be going to , be ready to

My whole head felt ready to ~.

PREPOSITION

▪ out of

I felt as though my heart would ~ out of my chest.

▪ with ( figurative )

He felt he would ~ with anger.

PHRASAL VERB

burst into sth

ADVERB

▪ suddenly

▪ immediately , instantly , promptly

She took one look at the mess and promptly ~ into tears.

VERB + BURST INTO

▪ be about to , be going to , be ready to

He was just about to ~ into song.

Burst is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ abscess , ↑ appendix , ↑ balloon , ↑ blood vessel , ↑ bubble , ↑ bud , ↑ dam , ↑ lung , ↑ mortar , ↑ pipe , ↑ shell , ↑ tyre

Burst is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ balloon , ↑ bank , ↑ blood vessel , ↑ bubble , ↑ tyre

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .