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burst with

Be overfull with something, be unable to contain oneself with an emotion. For example, Jane's award made her parents burst with pride, or Harry is bursting with the news about his promotion. [Early 1600s]
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Griffiths buried the early header which gave his team a dream start to the semi-final and, bursting with joy, the attacker lost control as he celebrated on the touchline right in front of the Rangers supporters.
Ted Royer, Chief Creative Officer of Droga5, New York, and Sean Sim, ECD of Ogilvy China, bursting with joy as they push an excited Angel Anderson, VP/Experience Director of CP+P in LA, in a chair along an office corridor.
Monk might have been bursting with joy inside as Wilfried Bony's injury time penalty took Swansea six points clear of the dreaded drop zone with three games to go, but the rookie boss was dealing with the pragatism of being a manager.
Relishing motherhood and even the trials, tribulations and disruption a young baby can bring, Alesha's bursting with joy as she admits her daughter has brought so much happiness to her life.
I must shout it from the tallest roofs, for I am a changed woman, inspired beyond belief, bursting with joy and general chuffed-ness.
But it is not my own long personal history of fatherhood that makes me wish these dotage dads well - it is that everyone looks as though they are almost bursting with joy.
Sam is positively bursting with joy on his wedding day and, considering she's going to become a Dingle, Alice looks over the Moon about tying the knot.
And this first-hand account of a grass-roots Tour fanatic is bursting with joy.
At 37, the former plus-size super model is healthy, happy and bursting with joy over her first baby (due in August).
Brother Busybody was so bursting with joy, Father Abbot knew he must have some bad news to tell him.
The two-time former champion, never one to stifle his emotions, was simply bursting with joy at the news that he is to become a father this autumn.
He's smiling, he's laughing, he's practically bursting with joy.
We're so excited and bursting with joy," says co-creator Seth Green.