blow out someone


blow out someone
blow out (someone) to defeat someone completely.

Sometimes you play really badly and get blown out.


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  • blow out — (someone) to defeat someone completely. Sometimes you play really badly and get blown out …   New idioms dictionary

  • blow-out — also blow|out especially AmE [ˈbləuaut US ˈblou ] n 1.) a sudden bursting of a tyre →↑puncture ▪ I had a blow out on the driver s side. 2.) [usually singular] informal a big expensive meal or large social occasion ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • blow out of the water — blow (something/someone) out of the water to destroy or defeat something or someone completely. They came to court with fresh evidence that would, they said, blow the prosecution s case completely out of the water …   New idioms dictionary

  • blow out phrasal — verb 1 (I, T) if you blow a flame or a fire out, or if it blows out, it stops burning: blow sth out: Blow out all the candles. | The match blew out before I could light the candles. 2 (I) if a tyre blows out, it bursts 3 (T) blow itself out if a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • blow out — phrasal verb Word forms blow out : present tense I/you/we/they blow out he/she/it blows out present participle blowing out past tense blew out past participle blown out 1) [intransitive/transitive] if you blow out a flame, or if it blows out, it… …   English dictionary

  • blow out of the water — verb surprise greatly; knock someone s socks off I was floored when I heard that I was promoted • Syn: ↑shock, ↑floor, ↑ball over, ↑take aback • Derivationally related forms: ↑shock (f …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow out — Noun. An excessive spree of drinking, eating, spending or sex. Verb. To cancel an arranged meeting with someone, or an planned event, unreasonably or without due notification. E.g. I m going to blow out my brother s birthday party and go to that… …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • blow out — vb 1a. to reject someone (especially a lover) or something. From the image of violently expelling something. 1b. to cancel, especially unexpectedly. In this sense the phrase applies typically to a pop group cancelling a tour or concert. 2. to… …   Contemporary slang

  • blow — blow1 [blō] vi. blew, blown, blowing [ME blowen < OE blawan < IE * bhlē : see BLAST] 1. to move with some force: said of the wind or a current of air 2. to send forth air with or as with the mouth 3. to pant; be breathless …   English World dictionary

  • blow someone out of the water — blow (something/someone) out of the water to destroy or defeat something or someone completely. They came to court with fresh evidence that would, they said, blow the prosecution s case completely out of the water …   New idioms dictionary