fit to burst Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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fit to burst

old-fashioned informal If someone is fit to ​burst with an ​emotion or a ​feeling, it is very ​strong inside them: The ​children were fit to ​burst withexcitement.
(Definition of fit to burst from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fit to burst”
in Chinese (Simplified) 充满(某种情绪、感情)的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 充滿(某種情緒、感情)的…
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