1. phrasal verb
If a gun
, or a person firing
a gun, blasts away
, the gun is fired
continuously for a period of time.
Suddenly all the men pull out pistols and begin blasting away.
2. phrasal verb blast
If something such as a radio
or a pop group is blasting away
, it is producing a loud noise
Clock-radios blast away until you get up.
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