Phrasal Verbs Using 'Blow'
Beat rivals or competitors by a large margin
Example:Their new product has BLOWN all the others AWAY.
Example:Her first novel BLEW me AWAY.
When the wind moves something from a place
Example:The flag BLEW AWAY in the storm; we'll have to buy a new one.
When the wind forces something to fall
Example:A tree was BLOWN DOWN in the storm.
Arrive, sometimes suddenly or unexpectedly
Example:He BLEW IN from Toronto early this morning.
Not keep an appointment
Example:We were going to meet last night, but she BLEW me OFF at the last minute.
Ignore, not do something
Example:I BLEW the homework OFF and did badly.
Expel gas from the anus
Example:He BLEW OFF in front of everybody.
Extinguish candles, matches, etc.
Example:She BLEW the candles OUT on her birthday cake.
Example:The Broncos BLEW OUT the Raiders 55-0.
When a scandal gets forgotten
Example:The scandal BLEW OVER within a fortnight when the press found someone else to attack.
Example:The bomb BLEW UP without any warning.
Example:The pressure was low, so I BLEW the tyre UP.
Enlarge (e.g., photograph).
Example:BLOW UP that photo so we can see his face.
The beginning of a storm
Example:A storm BLEW UP while we were out walking.
Lose your temper, become angry
Example:They BLEW UP when they heard what I had done wrong.