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boil up

phrasal verb with boil uk   us   /bɔɪl/ verb
If a bad emotion boils up, it becomes very strong and difficult to control: Anger suddenly boiled up in him.
Translations of “boil up”
in Chinese (Traditional) (負面情緒)難以控制…
in Chinese (Simplified) (负面情绪)难以控制…
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