brim over

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brim over (third-person singular simple present brims over, present participle brimming over, simple past and past participle brimmed over)

  1. to overflow over the brim (of a saucepan etc.)
  2. (intransitive, by extension) To experience a very strong emotion; to be overcome with emotion.
    When he proposed, my heart brimmed over.

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