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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyblow in
he/she/itblows in
present participleblowing in
past tenseblew in
past participleblown in
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to come towards you in the air

    A cool breeze blew in from the coast.

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] if a window blows in, or if something blows it in, it breaks into pieces that fall inside the building

    The gale blew in every window in the house.

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  3. 3
    [intransitive] informal to arrive unexpectedly

    Charlie and May just blew in for a visit.

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