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To have ceased to retain something
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“They say I blow my money on women and wine, but I couldn't tell you where I spent last night.”
(of time or an opportunity) To have failed to take advantage of
Past tense for to produce an air current
“This creates winds that generally blow from the southwest.”
Past tense for to move or be carried by or as if by wind
“The dead leaves would blow through the empty city.”
Past tense for to be moved by the wind or an air current
“I then sat outside and watched the leaves blow on the trees.”
Past tense for to move or proceed very quickly
“Michael De Santa would blow past us in his car as he frantically chased his slimy psychiatrist.”
Past tense for to make a sound, usually with an instrument
“When the camp was called to move, a trumpet would blow and the east part of the camp went forward.”
Past tense for to pant or breathe hard or with difficulty
“Both competitors would begin to blow hard after a grueling race.”
Past tense for to burst or cause to burst due to pressure or overheating
“The tire will blow from the inside out if you hit a bump hard enough.”
Past tense for to (excessively) boast about one's accomplishments, qualities, or possessions
“Exaggeration was the soldier's usual way to blow about his battles, his state, his girl back home, etc.”
Past tense for to be in flower, or to produce flowers
“In the mountains far and near, the flowers bloom and blow.”
Past tense for to leave (suddenly)
“It's time to blow this joint.”
Past tense for to emit or expel (air or gas)
“The old factory will blow noxious fumes on whoever is in its presence.”
(electricity) Past tense for to burn out through overloading
“A tube that has totally broken down inside will often cause a short circuit and blow a fuse.”
Past tense for to completely bungle (an opportunity)
“You'll feel like you're on a romantic first date and there's no way you're going to blow this one by exposing yourself as a cheapskate.”
Past tense for to expose (a disguise or stratagem)
“The undercover cop had to blow his cover by pulling his gun out when he thought the crooks had spotted him.”
(blow up) Past tense for to enlarge an object by pushing air (or gas) into it
“I posted instructions on how to blow up the balloon and then pop it.”
(of time or an opportunity) Not used advantageously
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