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English definition of “blow”

blow

verb [I/T] (MAKE AIR CURRENT)   /bloʊ/ (past tense blew  /blu/, past participle blown  /bloʊn/)
to make a current of air, or to move something or be moved with a current of air: [M] The wind blew over a garbage can (= pushed it down on its side). [M] We brought in the birthday cake and watched Lisa blow out the candles. To blow up something is to push air inside it to make it larger: [M] We blew 12 balloons up for Charles’ party. If you blow your nose, you force air through it to push out something that is blocking it, so that you can breathe better.
(Definition of blow verb (MAKE AIR CURRENT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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