blow up

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To explode something or somebody or destroy something or injure or kill somebody by explosion.
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More civilians than soldiers have been blown up by anti-personnel mines.

Submitted on September 01, 2012

Additional definitions for 'blow up':

blow upTo explode or be destroyed by explosion.
blow upTo inflate or fill with air.
blow upTo enlarge or zoom in.
blow upTo fail disastrously.
blow upTo become popular very quickly.
blow upTo suddenly get very angry.
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