Definition of 'blow up'
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`That's Hector Coyne, the MP someone tried to blow up last Saturday. A MATTER OF CONSCIENCEWe don't know what's coming -- Vangelis may come home, Greece may blow up, there's no knowing. COUP D'ETAT
The moment the racket signalled a premature blow-up, the cadres of conspirators went into action. THE SCARShe could have been a blow-up doll for all she mattered to him. YELLOW BIRD
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Translations for 'blow up'
British English: blow up /bləʊ ʌp/ VERB
If someone blows something up, or if it blows up, it is destroyed by an explosion.
Their boat blew up.
- American English: blow up
- Arabic: يَنْفُخُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: explodir
- Chinese: 爆炸
- Croatian: eksplodirati
- Czech: vybouchnout
- Danish: sprænge i luften
- Dutch: opblazen
- European Spanish: estallar
- Finnish: räjähtää
- French: exploser
- German: explodieren
- Greek: ανατινάζω
- Italian: gonfiare
- Japanese: 爆破する
- Korean: 폭발하다
- Norwegian: sprenge
- Polish: wysadzić w powietrze
- European Portuguese: explodir
- Romanian: a exploda
- Russian: взорвать
- Spanish: estallar
- Swedish: explodera
- Thai: เป่าให้ไฟลุก
- Turkish: havaya uçurmak
- Ukrainian: підривати
- Vietnamese: nổ tung
Definition of blow up from the Collins English Dictionary
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