be bursting

be bursting
be bursting
1 : to be filled with something

The crate was bursting with fruit.

The dish is bursting with flavors.

The kids are just bursting with energy/excitement.

Her parents were practically bursting with pride.

2 : to want very much to do (something you are not yet able to do)

I'm bursting to tell you the news, but I have to talk to Ken first.

3 Brit, informal : to need to urinate very badly
• • •
Main Entry:burst

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Bursting Out — Live album by Jethro Tull Released 22 September 1978 …   Wikipedia

  • Bursting — is a rapid signaling mode in neurons whereby clusters of two or more action potentials (spikes) are emitted as a single signaling event. A burst of two spikes is called a doublet , three spikes triplet , four quadruplet , etc. Burst mode is… …   Wikipedia

  • Bursting Out — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Bursting Out Álbum en vivo de Jethro Tull Publicación Septiembre de 1978 Grabación Mayo junio de 1978 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Bursting at the seams (Reith lectures) — Bursting at the seams was a set of audio lectures given by Jeffrey Sachs in 2007, in honour of the first Director General of the BBC, John Reith.NotesExternal links* [ Website of the Reith Lectures, where the …   Wikipedia

  • bursting (or bulging) at the seams — informal full to overflowing. → seam …   English new terms dictionary

  • bursting at the seams — bursting (or bulging) at the seams informal (of a place or building) full to overflowing …   Useful english dictionary

  • bursting — [[t]bɜ͟ː(r)stɪŋ[/t]] 1) ADJ: v link ADJ, usu ADJ with n If a place is bursting with people or things, it is full of them. The place appears to be bursting with women directors. ...a terraced vegetable garden, bursting with produce. Syn: teeming… …   English dictionary

  • bursting — burst|ing [ bɜrstıŋ ] adjective never before noun 1. ) bursting with if you are bursting with something such as PRIDE, energy, or love, you feel or have a lot of it: He was bursting with excitement. The new teacher was enthusiastic and bursting… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bursting — UK [ˈbɜː(r)stɪŋ] / US [ˈbɜrstɪŋ] adjective [never before noun] 1) a) if you are bursting with something such as pride, energy, or love, you feel or have a lot of it bursting with: He was bursting with excitement. The new teacher was enthusiastic… …   English dictionary

  • Bursting Through — Infobox Single Name = Bursting Through | Artist = Bic Runga from Album = Drive Background = yellow Format = CD Released = September 1996 (New Zealand) Recorded = Genre = Length = Label = Epic Records Producer = Chart position = Last single =… …   Wikipedia

  • Bursting at the Seams — Infobox Album Name = Bursting at the Seams Type = studio Artist = Strawbs Released = 1973 Recorded = October December 1972 Genre = Progressive rock Length = 40:29 Label = A M, (UK) Producer = Strawbs Reviews = *All Music Guide rating|4.5|5… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”