Her throat ached so; she felt as if her chest might burst.
He was so in love he thought his chest would burst.
He kicked furiously, clawing at the heavy walls of water above, his chest bursting.
Her chest was bursting with the need to breathe.
It felt as though his chest would burst, and impulsively he bolted for the door to get fresh air.
Bay thought his chest would burst with the hammering inside it.
His chest was bursting with the strain and he saw the sky through a red film.
His chest was bursting with the need to scream, and everything was going dark.
He was grinning broadly, chest out like a little pigeon, bursting with pride at his own achievement.
For a moment he experienced such intense happiness that it seemed as if his chest would burst.