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blow up

To suddenly get very angry.
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Dad blew up at me when I told him I was pregnant.

Submitted on August 09, 2009

Additional definitions for 'blow up':

blow upTo explode or be destroyed by explosion.
blow upTo explode something or somebody or destroy something or injure or kill somebody 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.
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