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"blow-by-blow" in British English

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blow-by-blowadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌbləʊ.baɪˈbləʊ/  us   /ˌbloʊ.baɪˈbloʊ/ informal
A blow-by-blow ​descriptioncontains every ​detail and ​action of an ​event: You'll have to ​tell me about ​yournight out with Sam - I ​want a blow-by-blow account!
(Definition of blow-by-blow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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blow-by-blowadjective

 us   /ˈbloʊ·bɑɪˈbloʊ/
(of explanations, ​reports, etc.) ​including every ​detail in the ​order it ​happened: We had to ​sit through a blow-by-blow ​account of how they ​missedtheirflight to Las Vegas.
(Definition of blow-by-blow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “blow-by-blow”
in Chinese (Simplified) 极为详细的,一五一十的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極為詳細的,一五一十的…
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