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To inflate
“Let's blow up some balloons for the party.”
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To explode, usually into pieces
“She thought the car was going to blow up and got out but the smell was actually outside.”
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To magnify the importance of
“You don't need to blow up this matter any more than it needs to be.”
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Burst with anger
“We were playing terribly and it was obvious that coach would blow up at the next time out.”
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To break out suddenly
“A huge argument would suddenly blow up from between the two patrons.”
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To praise or publicize lavishly and often excessively
“We need to blow up our preferred candidate as much as possible to give her the best chance of winning.”
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