Translation of "blow" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /bləʊ/ us /bloʊ/ present participle blowing, past tense blew, past participle blown

B1 If the wind blows, it moves and makes currents of air

The wind blew hard during the storm.

B1 to force air out through your mouth

I blew on my coffee to cool it.

B1 to make a sound by forcing air out of your mouth and through a musical instrument

hacer sonar
Ann blew a few notes on the trumpet.

If the wind blows something somewhere, it makes it move in that direction

The storm blew a tree across the road.

to make shapes out of something by blowing into it

to blow bubbles
blow your nose

B1 to clear your nose by forcing air through it into a piece of paper

sonarse la nariz
noun uk /bləʊ/ us /bloʊ/

a hard hit with a hand or heavy object

He received a blow on the head.

a shock or disappointment

Losing his job was a terrible blow to him.
come to blows

to fight or argue

llegar a las manos

(Translation of “blow” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /bləu/

a stroke or knock

She suffered a blow to the head.

a sudden misfortune

golpe (duro)
Her husband’s death was a real blow.

(Translation of “blow” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)