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To blow it

Context #1 

Jim: So how did you do on your driving test
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
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.


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

    Russian ESL students


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