Translation of "burst" - English-Spanish dictionary

burst

verb uk /bɜːst/ (past tense and past participle burst)

If a container bursts, or if you burst it, it breaks suddenly, so that what is inside it comes out

reventar
A water pipe burst and flooded the cellar.
He burst all the balloons.
burst into tears

to suddenly start crying

romper a llorar
She burst into tears and ran away.
burst out laughing

to suddenly start laughing

echarse a reír
burst into flames

to suddenly start burning

empezar a arder

(Translation of “burst” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

burst

verb /bəːst/ (past tense, past participle burst)

to break open or in pieces suddenly

reventar
The bag/balloon burst.

(with in, into, throughetc) to come or go suddenly or violently

entrar precipitadamente
He burst in without knocking
He burst into the room
She burst into tears.

(of rivers) to overflow or flood (the banks)

desbordarse, salirse de madre
The river has burst its banks.
burst open phrasal verb

to open suddenly or violently

abrirse de golpe
The door burst open and Alice rushed in.

(Translation of “burst” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)