blowverbuk /bləʊ/ us /bloʊ/ (blew, blown)
blow verb (SEND OUT AIR)
blow verb (DESTROY)
- There was an overload on the electrical circuit and the fuse blew.
- My hairdrier's stopped working - I think the fuse has blown.
- The car was blown to bits.
- So many films nowadays involve everyone and everything being blown to smithereens.
- There was a picture in the paper of a man whose leg had been blown off.
- be sacrificed on the altar of sth idiom
- blast/blow sb/sth to kingdom come idiom
- fall in
- kill sth off
- kill the goose that lays the golden egg idiom
- knock sth down
- stave sth in
- take sb/sth out
- tear 1
- tear sth apart
- tear sth down
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blow verb (SPEND)
blownounuk /bləʊ/ us /bloʊ/
blow noun (HIT)
- The blow caught him right on the bridge of his nose.
- He planted a blow on his opponent's jaw.
- The police said that it was the blow that had been delivered to her head that had killed her.
- Feeling muzzy from the blow on his head, he got up very slowly.
- She died after receiving a blow to the head.
blow noun (BAD EVENT)
- The news came as a crushing blow.
- He's lost his job, but the redundancy money will cushion the blow.
- The latest trade figures have dealt a severe blow to hopes of an early economic recovery.
- The news came as a shocking blow.
- The latest opinion polls have administered a severe blow to the party.
- a (heavy) cross to bear idiom
- a bitter pill (to swallow) idiom
- a hard/tough nut to crack idiom
- hot potato
- the chill wind of sth idiom
- the hard way idiom
- the rub idiom
- the sharp end
- thorn in your flesh/side idiom
blow noun (AIR)
blow noun (DRUG)