English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "blow"

He blew a tire about six minutes into the race and had to stopThe wind blows cold across the plains in winter.

He blew a tire about six minutes into the race and had to stop.

I really blew it with my new girlfriend. I forgot her birthday and then called her by my old girlfriend's name.

I totally blew my final exam, and I think I've probably failed the course because of it.

The wind blew my hat off when I was on the ferry and I lost it.

The little girl blew out the candles on her birthday cake and made a silent wish.

She got sand blown in her eyes at the beach.

He blew on his coffee to cool it down.

She blew on her cold fingers to warm them up.

The referee blew his whistle to stop the play.

The explosion blew out windows all over the area.

He won the lottery and then blew all his money on cars, booze and women.

My son keeps blowing his allowance on candy.

During the fight he received a blow to the face that broke his nose.

The Cuban boxer landed a couple of good blows right at the start of the match.

Getting dumped by the woman he loved was a terrible blow to his ego.

Rubber is the ingredient in gum which allows the chewer to blow bubbles.

You'll blow the electrical circuit if you try to use too many appliances at once.

Close the window; the draft is blowing my papers around.

If blood or clear fluid drains from the nose or ear following a blow to the head, phone a doctor immediately.

I couldn't see because the wind had blown sand in my eyes.

Everyone was blowing horns, and banging pots to celebrate the New Year.

A migrating gray whale has a predictable breathing pattern, generally blowing 3-5 times in 15-30 second intervals before submerging for 3-5 minutes.

The victim died from a single blow to the head.

There is an Iranian proverb which observes that the mediator in a fight gets all the blows.

After receiving a blow to the head, the player was confused and disoriented, and had to leave the game.

Don't plug the toaster and the iron into the same outlet or you'll blow a fuse.

The first line of John McCrae's famous war poem reads, In Flanders Fields the poppies blow, between the crosses row on row.

The wind rushed through the trees, blowing the leaves off, and bending the branches.

Firefighters fear that if the wind changes direction, it could blow the fire in the direction of a nearby town.

The sun was shining, and a warm breeze was blowing.

The blow to his head broke his neck, killing him instantly.

Now that the tent is up, we'd better pound some stakes into the ground to keep it from blowing around in the wind.

Because the banana stalk is not woody and is 93% water, even moderate winds can blow down a plant.

A stiff breeze was blowing, so we couldn't play badminton on our outdoor court.

This is a great day for sailing; there is a good breeze blowing, and the sun is shining.

A number of telephone poles were blown over in an enormous windstorm we had last year.

The lack of mountains in Denmark means that winds blowing in from the sea can quickly sweep across the entire country.

Comedian Bob Hope once remarked, I do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality.

It was a real blow to his pride when he lost his job.

The party's poor showing in the election has come as a severe blow to the leader, who is now facing calls for his resignation.

Rising gas prices have come as a real blow to our plans to expand.

Camels have three eyelids to protect their eyes from the desert's blowing sand.

Llamas are said to be friendly curious animals which greet another llama by softly blowing on each other.

During hot weather, bees will fan their wings at the hive entrance to blow cool air through the hive.

In Japanese culture, it is considered rude to blow your nose in public.

It was really blowing hard last night, and a dead tree came down near our house.

The wind blows cold off the ocean in the evening.

A Chinese proverb states that the greatest conqueror is he who overcomes the enemy without a blow.

Martin Luther once said remarked that the human heart is like a ship on a stormy sea, driven about by winds blowing from all four corners of heaven.

A French proverb states, Let him who is cold blow the fire.

A German proverb notes that he who has burned his mouth blows his soup.


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