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English verb: spill over

1. spill over (emotion) overflow with a certain feeling


SamplesThe children bubbled over with joy.
My boss was bubbling over with anger.


Synonymsbubble over, overflow


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)boil, seethe

2. spill over (motion) be disgorged


SamplesThe crowds spilled out into the streets.


Synonymspour out, spill out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)pour, pullulate, stream, swarm, teem









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