Results 1 to 7 of 7
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Urdu
      • Home Country:
      • Pakistan
      • Current Location:
      • Pakistan

    • Join Date: Jan 2015
    • Posts: 759
    #1

    He's blowing air into the balloon

    Hi,Is "He is blowing air into the balloon" correct?

    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • England

    • Join Date: Jun 2010
    • Posts: 24,479
    #2

    Re: He's blowing air into the balloon

    Yes, and so is 'He's blowing the balloon up'.

  1. emsr2d2's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • UK

    • Join Date: Jul 2009
    • Posts: 41,832
    #3

    Re: He's blowing air into the balloon

    And "He's blowing up the balloon" and "He's inflating the balloon [by mouth]".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

  2. Raymott's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • Australia
      • Current Location:
      • Australia

    • Join Date: Jun 2008
    • Posts: 24,091
    #4

    Re: He's blowing air into the balloon

    Hes using oral exertion to overcome the flaccidity of the balloon.

  3. Piscean's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • Czech Republic
      • Current Location:
      • Czech Republic

    • Join Date: Jul 2015
    • Posts: 9,949
    #5

    Re: He's blowing air into the balloon

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    He’s using oral exertion to overcome the flaccidity of the balloon.
    Do you mean that he is talking loudly to divert attention from the limpness of his balloon?

  4. Skrej's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: May 2015
    • Posts: 2,395
    #6

    Re: He's blowing air into the balloon

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    Do you mean that he is talking loudly to divert attention from the limpness of his balloon?
    Clearly stalling until the little blue pill kicks in.
    Wear short sleeves! Support your right to bare arms!

    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Laos

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 57,864
    #7

    Re: He's blowing air into the balloon

    Quote Originally Posted by Untaught88 View Post
    Hi,Is "He is blowing air into the balloon" correct?
    It is, but I wouldn't use it. I'd use blow up/inflate.

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-Jun-2013, 20:56
  2. Balloon
    By Tdol in forum Idioms
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 17-Dec-2011, 00:27
  3. Replies: 3
    Last Post: 05-Jun-2011, 15:00
  4. blowing hot air
    By redgiant in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 26-Nov-2008, 11:24
  5. blowing the lid off...
    By magoo in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 31-Jul-2005, 19:33

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •