The verb blow is used in a few common idioms and slang expressions. For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at how we use this vocabulary in our English conversations
Here are the example sentences
First, to blow means to leave:
- Well, it’s getting late. I think I’m going to blow.
- Why don’t we blow this club? There is no action here.
Blow off means to jilt, or to fail to meet someone.
- Jack’s girlfriend blew him off.
- I made an appointment to meet someone selling their car, but they blew me off.
You can also blow your money:
- Gloria blew all of her money in Vegas playing blackjack.
- Ted blew his paycheck at the bar, so he has no money left for the rest of the week.
You can also blow your cool:
- Fred blew his cool when someone scratched his new car.
- My boss is always blowing his cool at Jack, even though Jack works very hard. Maybe the boss just doesn’t like him.