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English definition of “blow away someone”

blow away someone

(surprise) slang phrasal verb with blow    /bloʊ/ verb [I/T] (past tense blew  /blu/, past participle blown  /bloʊn/)
to surprise someone very much: Winning first prize and a full scholarship blew her away.
(Definition of blow away someone (surprise) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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