Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent] BUST NP2[patient] INCLUDES: BUST UP, BUST OPEN
He busted my radio.
The kid busted up the car.
Toshiba busted open that sector this summer.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
Commentary: INCLUDES: BUST UP
The police busted the crack house.
Cops busted the drug dealer upstairs last night.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
Commentary: IS: BUST OUT
John busted out of Mary's basement.
The prisoners busted out of jail.
Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[patient] BUST (open)
NOTE: Compare to Sense 1; Sense 4 does not include an AGENT. INCLUDES: BUST OPEN
The dam busted.
The gears finally busted.
The mower busted yesterday on the lawn.
The pillow busted open during the fight.
The old chair finally busted completely.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3, 4, 5