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Definizione monolingua e traduzione blow

Inglese grammatica



blow (third-person singular simple present blows, present participle blowing, simple past blew, past participle blown)

  1. (intransitive) To produce an air current.
    • 1606, William Shakespeare, King Lear, act 3, sc. 2:
      ""Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks! rage! blow!""
  2. (transitive) To propel by an air current.
    Blow the dust off that book and open it up.
  3. (intransitive) To be propelled by an air current.
    The leaves blow through the streets in the fall.
  4. (transitive) To create or shape by blowing; as in to blow bubbles, to blow glass.
  5. (transitive) To cause to make sound by blowing, as a musical instrument.
  6. (intransitive) To make a sound as the result of being blown.
    In the harbor, the ships horns blew.
  7. (intransitive, of a cetacean) To exhale visibly through the spout the seawater which it has taken in while feeding.
    Theres nothing more thrilling to the whale watcher than to see a whale surface and blow.
    There she blows! (i.e. ""I see a whale spouting!"")
  8. (intransitive) To explode.
    Get away from that burning gas tank! Its about to blow!
  9. (transitive, with ""up"" or with prep phrase headed by ""to"") To cause to explode, shatter, or be utterly destroyed.
    The demolition squad neatly blew the old hotel up.
    The aerosol can was blown to bits.
  10. (transitive) To cause sudden destruction of.
    He blew the tires and the engine.
  11. (intransitive) To suddenly fail destructively.
    He tried to sprint, but his ligaments blew and he was barely able to walk to the finish line.
  12. (intransitive, slang) To be very undesirable (see also suck).
    This blows!
  13. (transitive, slang) To recklessly squander.
    I managed to blow $1000 at blackjack in under an hour.
    I blew $35 thou on a car.
    We blew an opportunity to get benign corporate sponsorship.
  14. (transitive, vulgar) To fellate.
    Who did you have to blow to get those backstage passes?
  15. (transitive) To leave.
    Lets blow this joint.

blow (plural blows)

  1. A strong wind.
    Were having a bit of a blow this afternoon.
  2. (UK, informal) A chance to catch one’s breath.
    The players were able to get a blow during the last timeout.
  3. (uncountable, US, slang) Cocaine.
  4. (uncountable, UK, slang) Cannabis.
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