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- (idiomatic, intransitive) to escape (from); break out
- bust out of prison
- (idiomatic, transitive) to free from captivity
- They tried to bust the prisoner out, but were thwarted by the police.
- (US, idiomatic, intransitive) to reveal, to show
- (US, idiomatic) to bring out, to take out
- (US, idiomatic, nonstandard) to burst out (laughing)