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blow away someone

slang
phrasal verb with blow  us   /bloʊ/ verb [I/T] (past tense blew  /blu/ , past participle blown  /bloʊn/ )
  • (surprise)

to ​surprise someone very much: Winning first ​prize and a ​fullscholarship blew her away.

blow away someone

infml
phrasal verb with blow  us   /bloʊ/ verb [I/T] (past tense blew  /blu/ , past participle blown  /bloʊn/ )
  • (DEFEAT)

to ​defeat a ​competitorcompletely: We just got blown away ​yesterday, ​losing 12 to 0. slang To blow someone away is also to ​shoot and ​kill a ​person.
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