burst through

burst through (something)

To break through something, such as a material or restraint. A wrecking ball just burst through the wall of the building they're tearing down.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

burst through something

to break through or penetrate something with force. The tank burst through the barrier easily. The workers burst through the wall after a lot of hard work.
See also: burst, through
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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