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    i like to know the meaning of "Blown off" in this sentence.
    "If you were Fernando Alonso, however, it was a day of disaster. Blown off by Hamilton, he slipped way back after his first pit stop, had several off-course excursions".

    i was reading arround, and i know some of the meanings (ignore, Not keep an appointment) but it doesnt match with the meaning of the main sentence.

    thks in advance

    Daniel

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    Have you seen the film: "Blown off by the Wind?"

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    Quote Originally Posted by aspire137 View Post
    "If you were Fernando Alonso, however, it was a day of disaster. Blown off by Hamilton, he slipped way back after his first pit stop, had several off-course excursions"
    Was surpassed, as in speed; left behind; i.e., Hamilton was faster.

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    ah ok guys, i understand now, thanks for your help.

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