blow someone's head off

to kill someone by shooting them in the head

The note passed to the bank clerk threatened to blow his head off.


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  • blow — I UK [bləʊ] / US [bloʊ] verb Word forms blow : present tense I/you/we/they blow he/she/it blows present participle blowing past tense blew UK [bluː] / US [blu] past participle blown UK [bləʊn] / US [bloʊn] *** 1) a) [intransitive] if wind or air… …   English dictionary

  • blow — I. /bloʊ / (say bloh) noun 1. a sudden stroke with hand, fist, or weapon. 2. a sudden shock, or a calamity or reverse. 3. a sudden attack or drastic action. 4. a stroke of the shears made in shearing a sheep. 5. an outcrop of discoloured quartz… …   Australian English dictionary

  • blow — blow1 W3S2 [bləu US blou] v past tense blew [blu:] past participle blown [ US bloun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(wind moving)¦ 2¦(wind moving something)¦ 3¦(air from your mouth)¦ 4¦(make a noise)¦ 5¦(violence)¦ 6¦(lose an opportunity)¦ 7¦(waste money)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • blow*/*/ — [bləʊ] (past tense blew [bluː] ; past participle blown [bləʊn] ) verb I 1) if wind or air blows, the air moves A strong wind was blowing across the island.[/ex] 2) [I/T] if something blows somewhere, or if it is blown somewhere, the wind moves it …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • head — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pate, poll, noggin (sl.), bean (sl.); chief, director, manager, leader; title, heading, caption; talent, ability, judgment; class, category, type, grouping; slang, user, addict (see habit). See… …   English dictionary for students

  • blow — blow1 /bloh/, n. 1. a sudden, hard stroke with a hand, fist, or weapon: a blow to the head. 2. a sudden shock, calamity, reversal, etc.: His wife s death was a terrible blow to him. 3. a sudden attack or drastic action: The invaders struck a blow …   Universalium

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  • ward off — verb 1. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening Let s avoid a confrontation head off a confrontation avert a strike • Syn: ↑debar, ↑forefend, ↑forfend, ↑obviate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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