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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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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