Examples of blowup in a Sentence
The blowup of the photograph was easy to frame.
The two of them had a big blowup about something trivial.
The coach's latest blowup occurred when one of his players arrived late.
Recent Examples of blowup from the Web
But what will be the impact of the Singapore summit and the G-7 blowup?
Merrill’s underwriting total soared to $35 billion in 2005, of which $14 billion were backed mostly by securities tied to subprime mortgages—the debt whose blowup sparked the financial crisis.
Knotty pine and granite dominate inside, along with blowups of vintage photos showing the river scene in bygone decades.
Any parent who bought their kid a Jason Witten item never had to worry about explaining some Witten child-like blowup or flub.
The blowup did cause the city to publicly acknowledge its role in promoting gentrification that caused the displacement of black residents, and the Portland Development Commission since launched an effort to change its image.
As long as a trade war doesn’t really derail global growth this year, the chances of a big blowup in China in 2018 remain slim.
There have been some starting pitching blowups — but more good than bad.
This is a major mess, UGHRS, and there's no way to confront your boyfriend without risking a blowup.
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Definition of blow up
- advertisers blowing up their products
- blow up a balloon
- it may blow up a storm
- In the ensuing two years Gibson blew up to more than 400 pounds as he ate an over-abundance of fast foods …
- —Tim Crothers
- Latin-tinged pop is blowing up because it fits the musical times: …
- —Christopher John Farley
Examples of blow up in a Sentence
she blew up at everybody after a very long and very bad day
the building blew up because of a gas leak
Recent Examples of blow up from the Web
In this sixth installment, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) goes to Paris to prevent a madman (Sean Harris) from blowing up parts of the world.
In that classic 1975 movie, the problem was eventually solved by blowing up a giant shark.
Police in one Michigan community are turning to the public for help in identifying the people responsible for blowing up a mailbox.
Nigeria and Angola stumbled when oil prices fell; in the former, militants also choked off production by blowing up pipelines.
What good were low prices, competitors said, if the rocket had a non-trivial chance of blowing up, and customers had to wait years to get into space?
Those who stray too far from Moscow’s line have a way of being blown up or shot under mysterious circumstances.
There's a lot of disagreement in NBA circles right now as to whether Allen would blow up the roster, fire staff and begin again.
Ironically, neither Cuba nor the United States is among the 135 nations that signed the Mine Ban Treaty, a 1997 agreement to end use of anti-personnel mines, those capable of blowing up a person or severing a limb.
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blow up Synonyms
blow a gasket, blow one's cool, blow one's stack, blow one's top, fly into a rage, fly off the handle, forget oneself, go ballistic, have a fit, hit the ceiling, hit the roof, lose one's cool, lose one's temper;
BLOWUP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of blowup for English Language Learners
: a photograph that has been made larger
: an angry argument
: an occurrence in which someone becomes very angry : an angry outburst
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