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blurt sth out

verb uk phrasal verb with blurt   /blɜːt/ us    /blɝːt/
to say something suddenly and without thinking, usually because you are excited or nervous: He blurted everything out about the baby, though we'd agreed to keep it a secret for a while. [+ speech] She suddenly blurted out, "I can't do it!" [+ that] Late one evening, Gianni blurted out that he loved her.
Translations of “blurt sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 脫口説出,不假思索地説…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脱口说出,不假思索地说…
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