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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

To blow it

Context #1 

Jim: So how did you do on your driving test yesterday?
Harry: Oh man, I totally blew it!
Jim: What happened?
Harry: I accidentally ran through a stop sign, so I failed it.
Context #2 

Kathy: I have that big job interview later today.
Sara: Good luck!
Kathy: Thanks, but I'm so nervous! I hope I don't blow it
Sara: Relax. I'm sure you'll do fine.

Meaning: "to blow it" is used when someone makes a mistake that leads to failure.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks a whole lot for sharing another great American phrase ... You guys are the best ... We love you ... Can't wait for more ...

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