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, the wind moves it away from you until you cannot see or touch it

His hat blew away on the roller coaster.

She switched on the fan to blow away the smoke.

2) [transitive] informal to kill someone by shooting them
3) [transitive] informal to impress someone very much or make them very excited

When I heard that song for the first time it just blew me away.

4) [transitive] American informal to defeat someone completely and easily

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  • Blow Away — «Blow Away» Сингл Джорджа Харрисона из альбома George Harrison Выпущен 14 февраля 1979 Формат 7 Жанр рок Композитор …   Википедия

  • 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… …   New idioms dictionary

  • 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 — phr verb Blow away is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑tent Blow away is used with these nouns as the object: ↑competition …   Collocations dictionary

  • blow away — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you say that you are blown away by something, you mean that you are very impressed by it. [INFORMAL] [V P by] I was blown away by the tone and the quality of the story... [V n P] She just totally blew me away with her singing.… …   English dictionary

  • blow away — verb a) To cause to go away by blowing. He blew away the dust which had collected on the book. b) To disperse or to depart on currents of air. I didnt have to rake. The leaves just blew away …   Wiktionary

  • blow away — transitive verb Date: 1579 1. to dissipate or remove as if with a current of air < their doubts were blown away > 2. to kill by gunfire ; shoot dead 3. to impress very strongly and usually favorably …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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