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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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