blow (someone) away
- vbto kill someone, especially by shooting them. A widespread euphemism originally in American underworld and military usage.
Contemporary slang . 2014.
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blow someone away — blow (someone) away 1. to cause someone great pleasure or surprise. Everyone I tell that story to, I mean everyone, is just blown away. That new exhibit of ancient gold objects at the museum is so amazing, it will blow you away! 2. to defeat… … New idioms dictionary
blow someone away — 1. tv. to kill someone; to shoot someone. (Underworld.) □ The boss said we was to blow you away if you gives us any trouble. CD We blow away guys like you every day. 2. tv. to overwhelm someone; to amaze someone. □ The music about blew me away. □ … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
blow someone away — informal 1》 kill someone using a firearm. 2》 cause someone to be extremely impressed. → blow … English new terms dictionary
blow someone away — informal 1) kill someone using a firearm 2) be blown away be extremely impressed I m blown away by his new poem … Useful english dictionary
give someone away — BETRAY, inform on; informal split on, rat on, peach on, do the dirty on, blow the whistle on, sell down the river; Brit. informal grass on, shop; N. Amer. informal rat out, finger; Austral./NZ … Useful english dictionary
blow — blow1 [blō] vi. blew, blown, blowing [ME blowen < OE blawan < IE * bhlē : see BLAST] 1. to move with some force: said of the wind or a current of air 2. to send forth air with or as with the mouth 3. to pant; be breathless … English World dictionary
blow away — blow (someone) away 1. to cause someone great pleasure or surprise. Everyone I tell that story to, I mean everyone, is just blown away. That new exhibit of ancient gold objects at the museum is so amazing, it will blow you away! 2. to defeat… … New idioms dictionary
blow — 1 past tense blew, past participle blown verb 1 (I) WIND MOVING if the wind or a current of air blows, it moves: A cold breeze was blowing. 2 WIND MOVING STH (intransitive usually + adv/prep, transitive) to move something, or to be moved, by the… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
blow away — I. transitive verb : to dissipate or remove (something) as if with a current of air the whole well ordered system has been blown away Roger Fry even this caution … might well be blown away by the rush of buying … before the holiday Newsweek II … Useful english dictionary
blow — blow1 verb (past blew; past participle blown) 1》 (of wind) move creating an air current. ↘be carried or driven by the wind. 2》 expel air through pursed lips. ↘force air through the mouth into (an instrument) to make a sound. ↘force… … English new terms dictionary