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blow sth up

verb uk phrasal verb with blow   /bləʊ/ us    /bloʊ/ (blew, blown)

(FILL WITH AIR)

B1 to fill something with air: Would you help me blow up these balloons?

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Translations of “blow sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 充氣, 給…充氣,給…打氣…
in Russian надувать…
in Turkish şişirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 充气, 给…充气,给…打气…
in Polish nadmuchiwać coś…
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