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burst someone's bubble

Definition of burst someone's bubble

informal

  1. :  to cause someone to suddenly realize that something is not really good, true, etc. <I'm sorry to burst your bubble, but the job is not really that exciting.>



Word by Word Definitions

burstplay
  1. :  to break open, apart, or into pieces usually from impact or from pressure from within

    :  to give way from an excess of emotion

    :  to give vent suddenly to a repressed emotion

  1. :  a sudden outbreak

    :  a vehement outburst (as of emotion)

    :  explosion, eruption

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

bubbleplay
  1. :  a small globule typically hollow and light: as

    :  a small body of gas within a liquid

    :  a thin film of liquid inflated with air or gas

  1. :  to form or produce bubbles

    :  to flow with a gurgling sound

    :  to become lively or effervescent


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