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The wind was blowing from the sea.
A draft of cold air blew in through the open window.
He bent toward the candle and blew gently.
If your soup's too hot, blow on it.
She picked up a book and blew the dust off it.
Two little boys were sitting on the steps, blowing bubbles.
Visitors can watch the men blowing glass in the workshop.
The conductor blew his whistle and the train started.
As he entered the room, trumpets blew.
The light bulb in the projector had blown.
A power surge blew all the fuses, and the house was plunged into darkness.
A sudden change in power can blow your TV.
Kathy was turning the corner when one of the front tires blew.
I've completely blown my diet with that piece of chocolate cake.
We had a good chance to get the contract but you've really blown it now!
He inherited a fortune but blew it on bad investments and a luxurious lifestyle.
He threatened to blow my brains out if I didn't hand over the money.
One mistake could blow our agent's cover and ruin years of careful investigation.
The note passed to the bank clerk threatened to blow his head off.
Her testimony may blow the lid off the CIA's activities in Latin America.
Blow me you moron!
To see him perform on stage just blew my mind.
Instead of really negotiating, they were just blowing smoke.
The entire car was blown to bits when the device went off.
The boss will blow his top when he hears about this.
People should be able to blow the whistle on corruption without losing their jobs.
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