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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?
See also: erupt

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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Geologic field mapping, stratigraphy and petrography analysis has been made to establish eruptive units and pyroclastic transport and deposition processes in order to reconstruct volcanic activity history.
If he wins, prepare for some serious eruptive emotion from the Irish, who have taken him to their heart of hearts.
It lends her plotless dances a complex, often eruptive energy.
Nevado de Toluca's last eruptive period took place some 30,000 years ago, concluding when a lava dome sealed the open cauldron.
She was unafraid of the sudden, eruptive and powerful orchestral upheavals, to which she responded with rougher tones for effect and a final cadenza in the third movement, embellished with the pyrotechnics of a dragon.
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In 1910 America's politics were as eruptive as its landscapes.