Blurt out – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

To blurt out something (or blurt something out) is to say something suddenly and impulsively, especially because you are nervous or excited.

Examples of use:

1. She suddenly turned round and blurted out, “I love you!”.

2. As she was getting into the taxi he blurted out, “I’m your real father”.

3. He couldn’t help blurting out his true feelings.

4. The location of their honeymoon was supposed to be a secret but he blurted it out to the wedding guests.

5. We were furious when he blurted our secret out.

infinitive
blurt out
present simple
blurt out and blurts out
-ing form
blurting out
past simple
blurted out
past participle
blurted out

Can you use this phrasal verb in a sentence?

Have you ever blurted a secret out?

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