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English definition of “blow it”

blow it

(also blow your chance) informal
C2 to fail to take advantage of an opportunity by doing or saying something wrong : I really blew it when I turned down that job offer , didn't I?Failing and doing badly
(Definition of blow it from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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