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    Exclamation Their lids blown off.

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    Hello All,What does lids mean?! (According the following links)
    "Their" pronoun refer to what?
    What does "blown off" mean?
    http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie...on/english/lid

    Thanks so much.

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    Re: Their lids blown off.

    Imagine what that area of the earth looked like before the volcano erupted. Now it looks like a mountain that is missing its top. Its lid has been blown off.

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    Re: Their lids blown off.

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Imagine what that area of the earth looked like before the volcano erupted. Now it looks like a mountain that is missing its top. Its lid has been blown off.
    Thank you SO much.So blown off means ::to damage or destroy (something) with an explosion?!

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    Re: Their lids blown off.

    The wind could blow my hat off. In the volcano's case, the force at work is more violent.

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    Re: Their lids blown off.

    Back in 1980 Mount St. Helens blew its top.


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