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01. The Asian economic bubble apparently [burst] in the mid 1990s.
02. She had a blister on her heel that [burst] when she put on her new shoes.
03. The children [burst] out laughing when a dog ran into their classroom.
04. Our basement got flooded when the hot water heater [burst].
05. Suddenly the door [burst] open, and the children came running in the house screaming with fear.
06. The fireworks [burst] in the air with brilliant colors and thunderous explosions.
07. The little girl was [bursting] with pride when her teacher showed her artwork to the class.
08. Guns at the ready, the police [burst] into the room where the drug deal was taking place.
09. Mary Waldrip once said that a laugh is a smile that [bursts].
10. In Myanmar, there is a proverb which states that an inflated idea can [burst] the bubble of your happiness.
11. The pop you hear when you crack your knuckles is actually a bubble of gas [bursting].
12. Running in short [bursts], the cheetah can reach a speed of 60 miles per hour.
13. At the southern tip of Japan, cherry trees [burst] into blossom at the end of March.
14. Cheetahs rely on a [burst] of speed to catch such swift prey as gazelles.
15. The River Senegal [bursts] its banks every year, making the land beside it very fertile.
16. In Danish culture, on the day of your birthday, you are supposed to stay in bed pretending to be asleep until the rest of the family [bursts] in with presents.
17. Our water pipes [burst] during the cold weather last month.
18. In February of 1981, an army lieutenant colonel and a group of civil guards [burst] into the Spanish Parliament firing shots in a failed coup attempt.
19. A bottle of champagne contains over 25 million bubbles waiting to [burst] out.

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