burst out laughing


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burst out laughing

To start laughing suddenly or uncontrollably. The kids burst out laughing when the clown fell down on stage.
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burst out laughing

to begin to laugh suddenly. The entire audience burst out laughing when the clown took a fall. Every time I think of you sitting there with a lap full of spaghetti, I burst out laughing.
See also: burst, laugh, out
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His descriptive oration of a bugling elk, or rutting moose, causes the listener to pause reflectively on what was just stated and then burst out laughing.
He just burst out laughing and told me to get my gear on.
Schnee appears to have copied choreographic methods of Pina Bausch and other Tanztheater artists who mesh text with dramatic fits and dancing, Unfortunately, it was difficult to determine why the dancers suddenly burst out laughing and ran off the stage, or put on each other's clothing, or appeared to seduce a mannequin.
The amazed couple, who had been waiting in front of a beautiful backdrop at Lake Minnewanka, Canada, burst out laughing.
For a second I believed him, and then we both burst out laughing, and I decided that I am very lucky to have Chad in my life.
Our mole said: "People burst out laughing when he took off his cap, and said he needs a hair op.