Definition of Burst in on
1. Verb. Spring suddenly. "He burst upon our conversation"
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Literary usage of Burst in on
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Personal Recollections of Werner Von Siemens by Werner von Siemens (1893)
"seemed to burst in on all sides, poured over the ship with n force which I could only withstand by convulsively grasping the iron rail of the upper deck. ..."
2. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of London by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1869)
"... and contemporary with it, a wave, 20 feet high in some places, burst in on the Sandwich Island coast and did a deal of mischief. On the 29th September, ..."
3. A Short History of the English People by John Richard Green (1896)
"It touched, and the assailants burst in. On the next day the siege was abandoned, and the force which had conducted it withdrew in good order to the north. ..."
4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1872)
"... sooner perhaps than Captain Bluett, having so much further to go, burst in on his friends at ..."
5. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris, George Grove (1897)
"The writer goes on to say that the mutineers burst in on the devoted lad, the last click died away, and in the performance of his duty the signaller was ..."