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blow sb/sth away

US informal
verb uk phrasal verb with blow   /bləʊ/ us    /bloʊ/ (blew, blown)
to defeat someone or something completely, especially in a sports competition: They blew the other team away in the second half of the game.
Translations of “blow sb/sth away”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指在體育比賽中)大敗,徹底戰勝…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指在体育比赛中)大败,彻底战胜…
(Definition of blow sb/sth away from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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