What is the Meaning of BLOW UP?
for English Language Learners (ELL) – those learning to speak English as a Second Language (ESL), or English as an Additional Language (EAL)
to become very angry, shouting and yelling; to lose one’s temper
to lose one’s temper
1. I don’t want to tell my dad that I quit school. He will blow up!
2. She is always blowing up at him for something. He doesn’t even listen to her anymore.
blow someone/something up
1. Don’t put that boiled egg in the microwave. It will blow up!
2.The pressure inside increased until it blew the container up.
|present participle||BLOWING UP|
|past participle||BLOWN UP|
Many phrasal verbs have several meanings. The definitions for BLOW UP may not all be included here.