Examples of blown in a Sentence
if the tin can is blown, throw it away—the food inside is spoiled
Recent Examples of blown from the Web
By the time lawmakers returned to Topeka last January, Goossen said, Kansas was in a full-blown financial crisis.
The disputed result threw the Central American nation of 9 million people into a full-blown constitutional crisis which has also seen Amnesty International say that security forces used excessive force to repel protests.
The crowd, some 22,000 people, gasped and looked around, confused but not yet in a state of full-blown panic.
Even among San Diego County’s estimated 9,100 homeless people, the word is out about hepatitis A. Traced back to one street person who was diagnosed November, the outbreak has developed into a full-blown crisis.
Puerto Rico in particular is facing what local officials have described as a full-blown humanitarian crisis.
After Philip gets in trouble for fighting at school, his sister (who is, by the way, a full-blown Nazi!) changes her plans to spend the holidays with him, and ends up getting on a plane to London.
Beyond that, the calls for a full-blown investigation of the FBI and Justice and a de-legitimization of Mueller are a massive grab for a false equivalency.
Mom was distracted by her loss and was in a state of full-blown avoidance, throwing herself into waitressing, picking up shifts that kept her away from home and the foundlings who remained there.
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Origin and Etymology of blown
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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