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
(RQ:Shakespeare King Lear)
(RQ:Walton Compleat Angler)
To direct or move, usually of a person to a particular location.
(quote-book)|title=Ethel Churchill|volume=2|page=260|text="This is an unexpected pleasure!" exclaimed he. "What good fortune blows Lady Marchmont hither?"
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 from a gun.
To cause the sudden destruction of.
To suddenly fail destructively.
To recklessly squander.
''I blew it and forgot to start the spaghetti, so I had plenty of sauce and no pasta.''
''Good luck, and don't blow it!''
2014, Daniel Taylor, "World Cup 2014: Uruguay sink England as Suárez makes his mark," ''guardian.co.uk'', 20 June:
- Hodgson’s team attracted a certain amount of sympathy and understanding after the Italy defeat but it was beyond them to play with the same attacking panache and, if there is to be a feat of escapology, it will need an almost implausible combination of results and handouts in the final games of Group D. More realistically, they have blown it in their first week.
(used to express displeasure or frustration) Damn.
(RQ:Grahame Wind in the Willows)
To be very undesirable.
To leave, especially suddenly or in a hurry.
To make flyblown, to defile, especially with fly eggs.
(RQ:Shakespeare Antony and Cleopatra)
(of a fly) To lay eggs; to breed.
To spread by report; to publish; to disclose.
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(si) 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.
1722, Daniel Defoe, ''Colonel Jack''
- 'As for that,' says Will, 'I could tell it well enough, if I had it, but I must not be seen anywhere among my old acquaintances, for I am blown, and they will all betray me.'
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.
(quote-book)|title=Marine Accident Brief: Collision between the U.S. Navy Submarine USS Greeneville and Japanese Motor Vessel Ehime Maru near Oahu, Hawaii, 9 February 2001|chapter=Emergency Evolutions|url=https://www.ntsb.gov/investigations/AccidentReports/Reports/MAB0501.pdf|archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20220325010858/https://www.ntsb.gov/investigations/AccidentReports/Reports/MAB0501.pdf|archivedate=25 March 2022|accessdate=14 June 2022|page=24|text=The sounding of the alarm was the signal to begin the emergency blow maneuver. At this time, witnesses reported, the guest at the high-pressure air controls operated the levers under close supervision of Navy personnel, and the submarine started to rise at a sharp angle.
A sudden or forcible act or effort; an assault.
(RQ:Thomas Arnold Rome)|page=227|passage=There he found that (..) son of Bomilcar|Hanno's camp was crowded with cattle and carriages, and a mixed multitude of unarmed men, and even of women and children; and that a vigorous blow might win it with all its spoil: the indefatigable general was absent, scouring the country for additional supplies of corn.
2014, Martie Cook, ''Write to TV: Out of Your Head and onto the Screen'' (page 105)
- The blow is important because it transitions the reader and eventually the audience from one scene to another.
(RQ:Shakespeare Much Ado About Nothing)
(RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)
(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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