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burst in/into (somewhere)

phrasal verb with burst  us   /bɜrst/ verb [I/T] (past tense and past participle burst)
to enter a place suddenly or unexpectedly: In the middle of writing class the head of the English department burst in with a note.
Translations of “burst in/into (somewhere)”
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然闖入(房間或建築)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然闯入(房间或建筑)…
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