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erupt from something

to burst out of something or some place. A billow of smoke erupted from the chimney. A mass of ashes and gasses erupted from the volcano.
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erupt into something

[for something] to become a serious problem suddenly. The argument erupted into a terrible fight. They were afraid the fight would erupt into a riot.
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The Erupt team have developed techniques to examine what happens underground before a volcano erupts.
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We can't say when it will erupt, but there have been clear signs that it will erupt soon.
Underwater volcanoes, called seamounts, occur throughout the ocean wherever magma, melted rock inside the Earth, rises to the sea floor and erupts.
Over 17,000 people have now been evacuated from villages surrounding Mount Sinabung in Indonesia as the volcano continues to erupt.
In the first years after the last eruption it was suggested that it would not erupt anymore for hundreds of years.
As astronomers work to solve the puzzle of V838 Monocerotis, they're applying their breadth of knowledge about the evolution of stars, and they're confronting what they still don't understand about stars and how they erupt.
Summary: Europe's highest active volcano Mount Etna has begun to erupt again, spewing blood-red molten lava and grey and white ash into the air.
There is the potential that Sinabung will erupt again, so we are asking locals to remain alert," Muhamed Hendrasto, head of volcanology at the Indonesian Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry told the Jakarta Post.
Ash and smoke were spewed into the sky as the volcano began to erupt.
The fire probably didn't have enough oxygen to completely erupt until we arrived,'' Osorio said.
Helens did, it will erupt with violent force, shooting tons of gas, ash, and superheated volcanic rock or lava into the stratosphere, 50 km (31 mi) above Earth's surface.
Coronal mass ejections (CMEs), in which the sun spews huge magnetic clouds, erupt several times a day.
Scientists in Iceland warn that the country's most feared volcano could erupt at any time.