blow away

blow away
phrasal verb
Word forms "blow away":
present tense I/you/we/they blow away he/she/it blows away present participle blowing away past tense blew away past participle blown away
1) [intransitive/transitive] if something blows away or is blown away, the wind moves it away from you until you cannot see or touch it

His hat blew away on the roller coaster.

She switched on the fan to blow away the smoke.

2) [transitive] informal to kill someone by shooting them
3) [transitive] informal to impress someone very much or make them very excited

When I heard that song for the first time it just blew me away.

4) [transitive] American informal to defeat someone completely and easily

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