blow englannista suomeksi
lähteä lipettiin, liueta
puhjeta, rikkoutua, särkyä
hajota, palaa loppuun, sammua, palaa
antaa levätä, antaa hengähtää
imeä, ottaa suihin
puhaltaa ilmaa keuhkoista
puhuri, puuskahdus, kova tuuli
föönata, kuivata hiustenkuivaimella
1653, (w), ''The Compleat Angler''
- Hark how it rains and blows!
To create or shape by blowing; as in ''to blow bubbles'', ''to blow glass''.
To force a current of air upon with the mouth, or by other means.
To clear of contents by forcing air through.
To cause to make sound by blowing, as a musical instrument.
To make a sound as the result of being blown.
To cause to explode, shatter, or be utterly destroyed.
To cause sudden destruction of.
To suddenly fail destructively.
(used to express displeasure or frustration) Damn.
(RQ:Grahame Wind in the Willows)
To be very undesirable.
To recklessly squander.
To leave, especially suddenly or in a hurry.
To make flyblown, to defile, especially with fly eggs.
To spread by report; to publish; to disclose.
- Through the court his courtesy was blown.
To inflate, as with pride; to puff up.
(RQ:Shakespeare Twelfth Night)
(RQ:Shakespeare Merry Wives)'' Miſtris ''Ford'', Miſtris ''Ford'': heere's Miſtris ''Page'' at the doore, ſsweating, and blowing, and looking wildely, and would needs ſpeake with you preſently.
To put out of breath; to cause to blow from fatigue.
(ante) Mildred Haun, "Shin-Bone Rocks" in ''The Hawk's Done Gone'' p. 218:
- He didn't just set around and try to out sweettalk somebody; he got out and out-fit somebody. He wouldn't be blowing when he told his boys how he fit for the woman he got.
1969, Charles Ambrose McCarthy, ''The Great Molly Maguire Hoax'' (page 113)
- At the breaking edge with him and completely fed up with his everlasting bragging and blowing about his personal exploits, and desirous of putting him somewhere, anywhere, so they wouldn't be continuously annoyed by him, (..)
1976, David Toulmin, ''Blown Seed'' (page 148)
- Audie never liked him because he was further in with old Craig than he was, bragging and blowing about his work and the things he could do, while Audie sat quiet as a mouse listening to his blab.
A strong wind.
A chance to catch one’s breath.
(quote-av)|title=Blow|year=2001|role=Derek|passage=Jesus Christ, George, I don't see you for two years and you show up on my doorstep with 110 pounds of blow.
A sudden or forcible act or effort; an assault.
- A vigorous blow might win Hanno's camp.
- As chaste as is the bud ere it be blown;
- How blows the citron grove.
(quote-journal) (Gardening)|date=26 January 2015|passage=broccoli|Romanesco is slow to blow and more forgiving to grow than most cauliflowers, while being perhaps the most delicious and certainly the nuttiest-flavoured of the lot.
(quote-journal) for that he believed he could shew me such a blow of tulips as was not to be matched in the whole country.
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