blow away

blow away
blow (someone) away 1. to cause someone great pleasure or surprise.

Everyone I tell that story to, I mean everyone, is just blown away.

That new exhibit of ancient gold objects at the museum is so amazing, it will blow you away!

2. to defeat someone completely.

The Warriors ended an 11-game losing streak by blowing away the Boston Beans 101—87.

3. to kill someone.

It's basically a dull movie except for the scene where Francie gets to blow away some bad guys.

You know, it probably won't be an accident that blows me away but some health problem.


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  • Blow Away — Single par George Harrison extrait de l’album George Harrison Face A Blow Away Face B Soft Touch Sortie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • blow away — ► blow away informal kill by shooting. Main Entry: ↑blow …   English terms dictionary

  • blow away — I. transitive verb : to dissipate or remove (something) as if with a current of air the whole well ordered system has been blown away Roger Fry even this caution … might well be blown away by the rush of buying … before the holiday Newsweek II …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blow Away — Single infobox | Name = Blow Away Artist = George Harrison from Album = George Harrison B side = Soft Touch Released = February 14, 1979 Format = vinyl record 7 Recorded = 1978 Genre = Rock Length = Label = Dark Horse Records (US) Producer =… …   Wikipedia

  • blow away — phrasal verb Word forms blow away : present tense I/you/we/they blow away he/she/it blows away present participle blowing away past tense blew away past participle blown away 1) [intransitive/transitive] if something blows away or is blown away,… …   English dictionary

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  • blow away the cobwebs —    If something blows away the cobwebs, it makes you feel more lively and refreshes your ideas.     Let s get out of the house. A walk on the beach will blow away the cobwebs! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • blow away the cobwebs — British & Australian to do something which makes you feel less tired or bored, especially to spend time outside in the fresh air. A stroll along the cliffs will blow away the cobwebs …   New idioms dictionary

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