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English definition of “burst out laughing/crying”

burst out laughing/crying

B2 to suddenly start laughing/crying: I walked in and everyone burst out laughing.Laughing and smilingWeeping and crying
(Definition of burst out laughing/crying from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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