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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.
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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.
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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.
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In this case, the erupted odontoma, despite its large size, was asymptomatic and since the patient had low socioeconomic status, she had not noticed it in her mouth.
* Permanent central incisor erupted at age between 80.8 to 84.0 months in both gender and both halves of both jaw.
A European research project led by Durham University has developed new techniques to examine what has happened to crystals around volcanos when they have erupted in the past.
Much of Yellowstone National Park, located largely in Wyoming with parts creeping into Montana and Idaho, is sitting on top of the Yellowstone caldera - the crater created when the volcano erupted and left the chambers of magma below the surface empty, causing the ground to collapse into the hollow space.
In the study group 74.8% of all subjects studied had erupted maxillary first premolar, 65.4% had erupted mandibular first premolar, 60.3% had erupted mandibular canine, 47.4% had erupted maxillary canine, 43.8% had erupted maxillary second premolar and 36.9% had erupted mandibular second premolar.
If the volcano does erupt, we can escape quickly," he said.
Historically, each time Eyjafjallajokull has erupted in the past 2,000 years, the Katla has exploded within six months.
Some scientists warn that as global temperatures rise and glaciers in Iceland melt, the change in pressure on some of the volcanoes there (http://www.ibtimes.com/glaciers-melting-climate-change-threaten-reactivate-icelands-sleeping-volcanoes-2619465) could cause them to erupt.
It is the second volcano to erupt in Chile this year.
He predicted the 1,731-meter volcano will soon erupt.
If the Mount Teide volcano were to erupt, it could be devastating for the small island that it calls home.
MULTAN -- A blind person was burnt to death as fire erupted in his house near Nazimabad Mumtazabad area, here on Sunday.
Summary: The recent fire erupted in a building in Al Baraha.
MIRPURKHAS -- Seven shops were gutted as a fire erupted at a local market of Mirpurkhas city on Thursday.
MIRPURKHAS: Seven shops were gutted as a fire erupted at a local market of Mirpurkhas city on Thursday.The fire erupted in a shop in the market near Khipro Nako area of the city that engulfed other six shops.