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
The social media blowup, which pitted Rhymefest against West’s spouse Kim Kardashian West, was the first public sign of problems.
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.
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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
One, the Big Bouncer is a 10,000 square feet bounce-castle bedazzled with a DJ station, blow up palm trees, basketball hoops, and inflatable slides.
At the same time, the tablet sales were inflating Sungame’s earnings — and because Sungame was publicly traded, the rebate scam blew up into outright securities fraud.
He's been shot, stabbed, and now had a literal body part blown up.
Good, because the No Tears Left To Cry singer just announced even more news on Twitter — and fans are already blowing up her mentions over it.
The man had been cooking and inadvertently blew up the aerosol can, which had been on top of his stove, according to Mendoza.
What’s important is this: Dolores’s team attacked the Mesa, stole Abernathy’s control unit, and blew up the Cradle while the other main characters escaped in one way or another.
Energized by the leaf and the president, some Bolivians belief the coca industry is going to blow up.
That chance to wait and see if anything blows up might add an extra layer of peace of mind.
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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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