Phrasal Verb – Blow Up
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 @ 05:07 PM
The phrasal verb 'blow up' has a few different meanings. The first meaning is to fill something with air or gas.
Example: The little boy is blowing up balloons.
The second meaning is to explode.
Example: The whole building blew up when the bomb went off.
Another meaning is to become angry.
Example: John will blow up when he hears the news.
Finally, we also use blow up to mean enlarge or make something bigger.
Example: She has blown up one of her wedding photographs and placed it on the wall.
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