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erupt from (someone or something)

To burst out of someone or something. I couldn't believe the anger that erupted from Mike when he thought he'd been wronged. How can so much vomit erupt from such a tiny baby? When do scientists predict lava will erupt from this volcano again?
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erupt into (something)

1. To burst into something, often a noise. The crowd erupted into cheers when the band finally took the stage.
2. To escalate abruptly into a new situation or problem. What he thinks is a moment of constructive criticism often erupts into an argument with his daughter. Please don't let this little squabble erupt into a major rift between you two.
See also: erupt

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.
See also: erupt

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.
See also: erupt
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B) The volcano Kilauea has been erupting continuously since 1983.
With participants of all ages in attendance, the singular event placed itself atop the records lists, with 2,433 erupting Mentos and soda geysers, beating China who held a similar experiment in June but reached only 2,175.
Although the erupting star briefly became one of the brightest stars in the galaxy, it has now dimmed and become one of the coolest.
The risk of Mammoth Mountain erupting after some 250 years of dormancy now stands at about one in 200, a little lower than the risk of an 8.
Scientists completed fitting two of those three with their current complement of instruments only after the volcanoes began erupting.
Dante's Peak,'' about an erupting volcano that destroys a small town, beat it to the screen by two months and took in $18.
As Fuego kept erupting, the glowing lava now became visible.
It's been erupting nonstop for 19 years oil the island of Hawaii, ejecting streams of lava (erupted molten rock) at a searing 1,100[degrees]C (2,012[degrees]F) into the Pacific Ocean.
A volcano erupting under Europe's largest glacier sent plumes of steam and ash up to 33,000 feet into the sky Saturday, and engineers fear flooding from molten rock melting the glacier.
Mount Etna, a stratovolcano located on the east coast of the island of Sicily, has been regularly erupting since as far back as 1500 B.
That flight's encounter occurred almost 250 km away from Alaska's Redoubt volcano, which had begun erupting the day before.
It's one of two Hollywood blockbuster films premiering this year starring red-hot, erupting volcanoes.
When the Voyager 1 spacecraft flew by Jupiter in 1979, it made the striking discovery that the moon Io throbbed with erupting volcanoes spewing sulfur across its mottled orange and white landscape.
The volcano itself is actually still erupting but only at a lower level," a spokesman for the Bureau of Meteorology's Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre in Darwin was quoted by Perth Now.