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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyblow apart
he/she/itblows apart
present participleblowing apart
past tenseblew apart
past participleblown apart
  1. 1
    to destroy something with an explosion
    The aircraft was blown apart by a terrorist bomb.
  2. 2
    to show that an idea is completely false or wrong
    The book blew apart the myth of their perfect marriage.
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