What does ‘blow’ mean?

The word ‘blow’ can mean many different things. As a verb, the meaning is to expel air through the mouth or a current of wind.

For example:

  • If you blow onto my hand, the card will disappear. (expel air)
  • The strong wind is blowing through the forest. (wind)

Blow is an irregular verb. The past tense is blew and the past participle is blown.

phrasal verbs with blow

Phrasal verbs with ‘blow’ include:

  • Blow someone away (amaze)
  • Blow off (release pressure)
  • Blow over (lessen without consequences)
  • Blow up (inflate, enlarge, destroy)​
phrasal verbs with blow

Let’s learn the meaning of the phrasal verbs that contain the verb ‘blow’ in more detail and see some examples in use.

phrasal verb - blow someone away/be blown away
phrasal verbs with blow - blow off
phrasal verbs with blow - blow out
phrasal verbs with blow - blow over
phrasal verbs with blow - blow up

You can download a table of phrasal verbs with blow below.