Meaning of “blow (it)!” in the English Dictionary

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"blow (it)!" in British English

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blow (it)!

UK old-fashioned informal

an expression of anger:

Oh, blow it! I've forgotten to invite Paul to the party.

blow it

also blow your chance informal

C2 to fail to take advantage of an opportunity by doing or saying something wrong:

I really blew it when I turned down that job offer, didn't I?

(Definition of “blow (it)!” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"blow it" in American English

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blow it

also blow your chance

infmlto lose an opportunity to do something by doing or saying the wrong thing:

I guess I blew it when I told my teacher I didn't care what grade she gave me.

(Definition of “blow it” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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