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blow /blou/
  • danh từ
    • cú đánh đòn
      • to deal a blow: giáng cho một đòn
      • at a blow: chỉ một cú, chỉ một đập
      • to come to blows: đánh nhau; dở đấm, dở đá ra
    • tai hoạ, điều gây xúc động mạnh, cú choáng người
      • his wife's death was a great blow to him: vợ anh ấy mất đi thật là một điều bất hạnh lớn đối với anh ấy
    • to strike a blow against
      • chống lại
    • to strike a blow for
      • giúp đỡ, ủng hộ; đấu tranh cho (tự do...)
  • danh từ
    • sự nở hoa
      • in full blow: đang mùa rộ hoa
    • ngọn gió
      • to go for a blow: đi hóng mát
    • hơi thổi; sự thổi (kèn...); sự hỉ (mũi)
    • trứng ruồi, trứng nhặng (đẻ vào thức ăn...) ((cũng) fly)
    • (bất qui tắc) động từ blew/blu:/, blown/bloun/
      • (nội động từ) nở hoa
      • thổi (gió)
        • it is blowing hard: gió thổi mạnh
      • thổi
        • to blow [on] the trumper: thổi kèn trumpet
        • the train whistle blows: còi xe lửa thổi
        • to blow the bellows: thổi bễ
        • to blow the fire: thổi lửa
        • to blow glass: thổi thuỷ tinh
        • to blow bubbles: thổi bong bóng
      • hà hơi vào; hỉ (mũi); hút (trứng)
        • to blow one's fingers: hà hơi vào ngón tay
        • to blow one's nose: hỉ mũi
        • to blow an eggs: hút trứng
      • phun nước (cá voi)
      • cuốn đi (gió); bị (gió) cuốn đi
        • the blown out to sea: con tàu bị gió cuốn ra ngoài khơi
      • thở dốc; làm mệt, đứt hơi
        • to blow hard and perspire profusely: thở dốc và ra mồ hôi đầm đìa
        • to blow one's horse: làm cho con ngựa mệt đứt hơi, làm cho con ngựa thở dốc ra
        • to be thoroughly blown: mệt đứt hơi
      • nói xấu; làm giảm giá trị, bôi xấu, bôi nhọ (danh dự...)
        • to blow on (upon) somebody's character: bôi nhọ danh dự của ai
      • đẻ trứng vào (ruồi, nhặng); ((nghĩa rộng)) làm hỏng, làm thối
      • (thông tục) khoe khoang, khoác lác
      • (từ lóng) nguyền rủa
      • (điện học) nổ (cầu chì)
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) bỏ đi, chuồn
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) xài phí, phung phí (tiền)
      • to blow about (abroad)
        • lan truyền; tung ra (tin tức...)
      • to blow down
        • thổi ngã, thổi gẫy làm rạp xuống (gió)
      • to blow in
        • thổi vào (gió...)
      • (từ lóng) đến bất chợt, đến thình lình
      • to blow off
        • thổi bay đi, cuôn đi
      • (kỹ thuật) thông, làm xì ra
        • to blow off steam: làm xì hơi ra, xả hơi
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) tiêu phí, phung phí (tiền...)
        • to blow out: thổi tắt; tắt (vì bị gió thổi vào...)
        • to blow out a canlde: thổi tắt ngọn nến
        • the candle blows out: ngọn nến tắt
      • nổ (cầu chì...); làm nổ
        • to blow out one's brain: tự bắn vỡ óc
      • to blow over
        • qua đi
      • the storm will soon blow over: cơn bão sẽ chóng qua đi
      • (nghĩa bóng) bỏ qua, quên đi
      • to blow up
        • nổ, nổ tung; làm nổ; phá (bằng chất nổ, mìn...)
      • to blow up a tyre: làm nổ lốp xe
      • to be blown up with pride: (nghĩa bóng) vênh váo, kiêu ngạo
      • mắng mỏ, quở trách
      • phóng (ảnh)
      • nổi nóng
      • to blow upon
        • làm mất tươi, làm thiu
      • làm mất tín nhiệm, làm mất thanh danh
      • làm mất hứng thú
      • mách lẻo, kháo chuyện về (ai)
      • to blow hot and cold
        • (xem) hot
      • to blow one's own trumpet (born)
        • khoe khoang
      • to blow the gaff
        • (xem) gaff
    Concise Dictionary
    +a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
    +an impact (as from a collision)
    +an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
    +an unpleasant or disappointing surprise
    +a strong current of air
    +street names for cocaine
    +forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth
    +exhale hard
    +be blowing or storming
    +free of obstruction by blowing air through
    +be in motion due to some air or water current
    +make a sound as if blown
    +shape by blowing
    +make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    +spend thoughtlessly; throw away
    +spend lavishly or wastefully on
    +sound by having air expelled through a tube
    +play or sound a wind instrument
    +provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation
    +cause air to go in, on, or through
    +cause to move by means of an air current
    +spout moist air from the blowhole
    +leave; informal or rude
    +lay eggs
    +cause to be revealed and jeopardized
    +show off
    +allow to regain its breath
    +melt, break, or become otherwise unusable
    +burst suddenly

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 breathe, puff, exhale; expel:
    If the crystals turn green when you blow into the tube, it means that you've had too much to drink. Blow some air into the balloon.
    2 waft, puff, whistle, whine, blast:
    An icy wind blew through the cracks in the windows.
    3 Colloq bungle, botch, make a mess of, muff, mismanage, Colloq screw up, mess up, fluff, bugger up, Taboo fuck up:
    It was my last chance to win and I blew it.
    4 Colloq spend, lavish, squander, waste, throw out or away:
    She blew hundreds on that dress and now she won't wear it.
    5 short-circuit, burn out:
    All the fuses blew when I turned on the electric heater.
    6 blow hot and cold. vacillate, hesitate, dither, Colloq shilly-shally:
    The sales manager has been blowing hot and cold over my proposal for a month now.
    7 blow out.
    (a) extinguish:
    I blew out all the candles in one breath. The match blew out in the wind.
    (b) explode, burst:
    One of my tyres blew out on the way over here.
    (c) short-circuit, burn out:
    The lights blew out during the storm.
    8 blow up.
    (a) become furious or angry or enraged, flare up, lose one's temper, Slang blow one's top or US also stack, flip one's lid:
    She really blew up when I said I was going to the pub.
    (b) explode, burst, shatter, Colloq bust; detonate, dynamite, destroy, blast:
    The bridge blew up with a roar. Demolition experts will blow up the dam.
    (c) enlarge, inflate, embroider, magnify, expand, exaggerate, overstate:
    The tabloid press has blown up the story out of all proportion.
    (d) enlarge, magnify, amplify, expand, increase:
    Can you blow up just this corner of the photograph?
    (e) inflate; distend, swell:
    We were busy blowing up balloons for the party.
    9 gale, storm, tempest, whirlwind, tornado, cyclone, hurricane, typhoon, north-easter, nor'easter:
    We can expect a big blow tonight - winds of gale force, they say.
    10 stroke, punch, clout, whack, hit, knock, thump, thwack, Colloq wallop:
    He was felled by a blow to the chin in the fourth round.
    2 shock, surprise, bombshell, jolt, bolt from the blue, revelation:
    It came as a blow to learn that she was leaving in a month.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun, exclamation
    + verb
    (blew )
    Help Note: In sense 13 blowed is used for the past participle.)
    from mouth
    1 [+adv./prep.] to send out air from the mouth: [V] You're not blowing hard enough! + The policeman asked me to blow into the breathalyser. + [VN] He drew on his cigarette and blew out a stream of smoke.
    of wind
    2 when the wind or a current of air blows, it is moving; when it blows, the wind is blowing: [V, often +adv./prep.] A cold wind blew from the east. + It was blowing hard. + [VN] It was blowing a gale (= there was a strong wind).
    move with wind / breath
    3 [+adv./prep.] to be moved by the wind, sb's breath, etc.; to move sth in this way: [V] My hat blew off. + [V-ADJ] The door blew open. + [VN] I was almost blown over by the wind. + She blew the dust off the book. + The ship was blown onto the rocks. + The bomb blast blew two passers-by across the street. [also VN-ADJ]
    whistle / instrument
    4 if you blow a whistle, musical instrument, etc. or if a whistle, etc. blows, you produce a sound by blowing into the whistle, etc: [VN] The referee blew his whistle. + [V] the sound of trumpets blowing
    your nose
    5 [VN] ~ your nose to clear your nose by blowing strongly through it into a HANDKERCHIEF
    a kiss
    6 [VN, VNN] ~ (sb) a kiss to kiss your hand and then pretend to blow the kiss towards sb
    shape sth
    7 [VN] to make or shape sth by blowing: to blow smoke rings + to blow bubbles (= for example, by blowing onto a thin layer of water mixed with soap) + to blow glass (= to send a current of air into melted glass to shape it)
    8 [V, VN] if a FUSE blows or you blow a FUSE, the electricity stops flowing suddenly because the FUSE (= a thin wire) has melted because the current was too strong
    with explosives
    9 [VN] to break sth open with explosives: The safe had been blown by the thieves.
    10 [VN] (informal) to make known sth that was secret: One mistake could blow your cover (= make your real name, job, intentions, etc. known). + We're going to blow his operation wide open.
    11 [VN] ~ sth (on sth) (informal) to spend or waste a lot of money on sth: He inherited over a million dollars and blew it all on drink and gambling.
    12 [VN] (informal) to waste an opportunity: She blew her chances by arriving late for the interview. + You had your chance and you blew it.
    + exclamation
    13 [VN] (BrE, informal) used to show that you are annoyed, surprised or do not care about sth: Blow it! We've missed the bus. + Well, blow me down! I never thought I'd see you again. + I'm blowed if I'm going to (= I certainly will not) let him treat you like that. + Let's take a taxi and blow (= never mind) the expense.
    leave suddenly
    14 (AmE, slang) to leave a place suddenly: [VN] Let's blow this joint. [also V]
    Idioms: blow your / sb's brains out to kill yourself/sb by shooting yourself/them in the head
    blow a fuse (informal) to get very angry
    blow the gaff (on sb/sth) (BrE, informal) to tell sth secret, especially by mistake
    blow hot and cold (about sth) (informal) to change your opinion about sth often
    blow your mind (informal) to produce a very strong pleasant or shocking feeling: Wait till you hear this. It'll blow your mind.
    See also - MIND-BLOWING
    blow your own trumpet (especially BrE) (AmE usually blow / toot your own horn) (informal) to praise your own abilities and achievements
    Synonym: BOAST
    blow your top (BrE) (AmE blow your stack) (informal) to get very angry
    blow up in sb's face if a plan, etc. blows up in your face, it goes wrong in a way that causes you damage, embarrassment, etc.
    blow the whistle on sb/sth (informal) to tell sb in authority about sth wrong or illegal that sb is doing
    See also - WHISTLE-BLOWER
    Idioms see COBWEB, ILL adj., LARK n., LID, PUFF v., SOCK n., WAY n.
    Phrasal Verbs: blow sb<->away (informal, especially AmE)
    1 to kill sb by shooting them
    2 to impress sb a lot or to make them very happy
    blow in
    blow into sth (informal) to arrive or enter a place suddenly: Look who's just blown in!
    blow sb<->off (AmE) to deliberately not meet sb when you said you would
    Synonym: STAND UP
    blow out
    1 if a flame, etc. blows out, it is put out by the wind, etc: Somebody opened the door and the candle blew out.
    2 if an oil or gas WELL blows out, it sends out gas suddenly and forcefully
    related noun BLOW-OUT
    blow itself out when a storm blows itself out, it finally loses its force
    blow sb<->out (AmE, informal) to defeat sb easily
    blow sth<->out to put out a flame, etc. by blowing
    blow over to go away without having a serious effect: The storm blew over in the night. + The scandal will soon blow over.
    blow up
    1 to explode; to be destroyed by an explosion: The bomb blew up. + A police officer was killed when his car blew up.
    2 to start suddenly and with force: A storm was blowing up. + A crisis has blown up over the President's latest speech.
    blow sth<->up
    1 to destroy sth by an explosion: The police station was blown up by terrorists.
    2 to fill sth with air or gas so that it becomes firm: The tyres on my bike need blowing up.
    3 to make a photograph bigger
    Synonym: ENLARGE
    related noun BLOW-UP
    4 to make sth seem more important, better, worse, etc. than it really is: The whole affair was blown up out of all proportion.
    blow up (at sb) (informal) to get angry with sb: I'm sorry I blew up at you.
    related noun BLOW-UP
    + noun
    1 a hard hit with the hand, a weapon, etc: She received a severe blow on the head. + He was knocked out by a single blow to the head. + The two men were yelling at each other and exchanging blows. + He landed a blow on Hill's nose.
    2 ~ (to sb/sth) a sudden event which has damaging effects on sb/sth, causing sadness or disappointment: Losing his job came as a terrible blow to him. + It was a shattering blow to her pride. + The new cuts will be seen as a crippling blow for people on low incomes. + The recent bomb attacks are a serious blow for the peace process.
    See also - BODY BLOW
    3 the action of blowing: Give your nose a good blow (= clear it completely). + Try to put the candles out in one blow. + I'll give three blows on the whistle as a signal.
    Idioms: a blow-by-blow account, description, etc. (of sth) (informal) a description of an event which gives you all the details in the order in which they happen: He insisted on giving us a blow-by-blow account of what had happened.
    come to blows (over sth) to start fighting because of sth: We almost came to blows over what colour the new carpet should be.
    soften / cushion the blow to make sth unpleasant seem less unpleasant and easier to accept
    more at DEAL v., STRIKE v.
    + exclamation (old-fashioned, BrE) used to show that you are annoyed about sth: Blow! I forgot to tell them I'd be late.
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 act of blowing


    give sth
    Give your nose a blow.

    2 hard knock that hits sb/sth


    hard, heavy, nasty, painful, powerful, severe, sharp, stinging, violent | fatal, final, mortal | glancing, light
    Jack caught him a glancing blow on the jaw.
    | single
    He killed the man with a single blow of his cricket bat.


    flurry, hail
    The man went down in a hail of blows.


    get, receive, suffer, take
    He suffered a severe blow to the head.
    | catch sb, deal sb, deliver, give sb, land, rain (down), strike sb
    It was the gardener who delivered the fatal blow. She landed a nasty blow on his nose. He rained heavy blows on the old woman.
    | exchange
    The boys exchanged blows with the police.
    | come to
    The children came to blows over the new toy.
    | aim
    She aimed a blow at Lucy.
    | avoid, deflect, dodge, parry, ward off


    fall, land
    The blow landed on my right shoulder.


    ~ of
    two blows of the axe
    | ~ on
    a nasty blow on the head
    | ~ to
    a blow to the victim's chest

    3 sudden shock/disappointment


    big, great, major, serious, severe, terrible | bitter, crippling, cruel, crushing, devastating, knock-out | double | decisive, mortal
    a mortal blow to British industry
    | body


    deal (sb/sth), deliver, strike
    His defeat dealt a crushing blow to the party.
    | receive, suffer | cushion, soften
    to soften the blow of tax increases
    | come as
    The news came as a bitter blow to the staff.


    come, fall
    The blow came at a meeting on Saturday.


    ~ for
    A tax on books would be a body blow for education.
    | ~ to
    Her decision to live abroad was a terrible blow to her parents.


    a bit of a blow

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