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English definition of “blow (sb/sth) up”

blow (sb/sth) up

verb uk phrasal verb with blow   /bləʊ/ us    /bloʊ/ (blew, blown)
B1 to destroy something or kill someone with a bomb, or to be destroyed or killed by a bomb: They threatened to blow up the plane if their demands were not met. He drove over a landmine and his Jeep blew up.Exploding and erupting
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