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burst with (an emotion)

Of an emotion, to be so filled up with something as to be unable to contain it. I was bursting with anger after they fired me from my job. My kids burst with joy when we told them we were going to the theme park over the weekend.
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burst with

Be overfull with something, be unable to contain oneself with an emotion. For example, Jane's award made her parents burst with pride, or Harry is bursting with the news about his promotion. [Early 1600s]
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Now, 25 years later, I am bursting with joy at the great adventure that the years have brought.
"My parents are overwhelmed and bursting with joy because they know this is what I wanted, but every day my mum says, "you will skype me every day won't you?".
The show, which features a rousing score by Jerry Herman that's bursting with joy and tunes like "Put On Your Sunday Clothes," ''Before the Parade Passes By" and "It Only Takes a Moment," is a musical version of Thornton Wilder's play "The Matchmaker."
The X Factor winner, 33, posted a message on Instagram saying: "My heart is singing the happiest song it's ever sung!" Lewis, who added an engagement ring emoji to her post, went on: "I'm bursting with joy and overcome with emotion that I get to embark on this new adventure with my best friend, my partner in crime, my ride or die!
Summary: London [U.K], Jan 10 (ANI): Former world number one and Serbian tennis maestro Novak Djokovic is bursting with joy after making a resounding return to the tennis court, following the longest injury lay-off of his career.
My skin was bursting with joy. I sent my first tweet with a photo and video.
- Ted Royer, Chief Creative Officer of Droga5, New York, and Sean Sim, ECD of Ogilvy China, bursting with joy as they push an excited Angel Anderson, VP/Experience Director of CP+P in LA, in a chair along an office corridor.
Relishing motherhood and even the trials, tribulations and disruption a young baby can bring, Alesha's bursting with joy as she admits her daughter has brought so much happiness to her life.
I must shout it from the tallest roofs, for I am a changed woman, inspired beyond belief, bursting with joy and general chuffed-ness.
Can you imagine how much I was bursting with joy and pride?
Sam is positively bursting with joy on his wedding day and, considering she's going to become a Dingle, Alice looks over the Moon about tying the knot.
And this first-hand account of a grass-roots Tour fanatic is bursting with joy.
Bursting with joy. What if you could be that child once more?
At 37, the former plus-size super model is healthy, happy and bursting with joy over her first baby (due in August).