English version

boil over

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishboil over phrasal verb1 DFCif a liquid boils over when it is heated, it rises and flows over the side of the container The milk was boiling over on the stove behind her.2 ANGRYif a situation or an emotion boils over, the people involved stop being calm All the bitterness of the last two years seemed to boil over. into Anger eventually boils over into words that are later regretted. boil→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
boil intoThe game had been brutal, the aggression often boiling over into mini-battles on the pitch between opposing players.
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Verb table
boil
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyboil
he, she, itboils
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyboiled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave boiled
he, she, ithas boiled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad boiled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill boil
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have boiled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam boiling
he, she, itis boiling
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you, we, theyare boiling
Past
I, he, she, itwas boiling
you, we, theywere boiling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been boiling
he, she, ithas been boiling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been boiling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be boiling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been boiling
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