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  • Hello everybody and welcome to Learning English TV 16.

  • I was going shoot this video outside

  • but it’s been raining so much here for the past week

  • and I’m still waiting for the weather to blow over

  • Blow phrasal verbs is our topic today so let’s do it.

  • sometimes we can go through a bad time in our lives

  • either professionally or personally

  • It’s like a storm with dark clouds hanging overhead

  • I’ve been through some hard times in my life

  • you know when you look up at the sky at night

  • and the only positive that thing you can see (is) are a few stars

  • which seem so far, far away

  • Does that sound corny?

  • All kidding aside, if you're going through some hard times right now

  • listen to some music, find a comedy to make you laugh

  • 'cause before you know it, things will blow over

  • blowing things out of proportion is a wife who wakes up her husband at 3:00 a.m.

  • Honey, wake up, get up, oh God! wake up

  • What's the matter, is the building on fire?

  • NO, it's here in our apartment

  • Oh my God What's in our apartment?

  • It's a bee flying around our apartment and it looks lost and angry!

  • this is not a phrasal verb, but an idiom using blow

  • I think a movie, even though it’s a little old, that’s mind-blowing is Matrix

  • that whole red pill, blue pill thing and what happens when he takes the red pill

  • blew my mind

  • Another popular one, even though it's not a phrasal verb

  • which means to spoil your chances of achieving something

  • you want to achieve because of something you do or say

  • So youre hoping that something will happen,

  • you're working(informal English) on it for days, for weeks, for months, for years

  • and then at some pointyou blow it

  • "ah man, I blew it!"

  • A good example are(is) those teams of professionals who are building those domino mazes for the Guiness Book of World Records

  • hundreds of thousands of dominos

  • and then one guy just accidently knocks one of them over with his foot and..........

  • and it just goes..........crashing down

  • "ah man, I blew it!"

  • this is when you get extremely angry at/with someone

  • A classic example is road rage,

  • it’s a huge problem here in Canada

  • youre driving along and for no reason

  • someone cuts in front of you without even looking

  • they just............

  • Then the driver who was cut off, moi, has two choices

  • count to ten and laugh it off

  • he's just on drugs

  • or take revenge

  • when something impresses you in a good way

  • this is one of my favorite ones, we say wow, that music, that movie just blew me away

  • it just floored me

  • it knocked me over

  • Maybe you like listening to a certain singer that just blows you away

  • I have lots of students who have different favorite singers

  • and they send me links and tell me, "this is going to blow you away"

  • Well everybody, the time blew by quickly in this lesson

  • and I am happy to know that my phrasal verb videos are helping

  • so many people who are trying to remember lists and lists of phrasal verbs

  • Have a wonderful day and I am sure I will get a comment

  • from one of my male subscribers about the meaning of another blow idiom

  • I’d mention it in this video

  • but I wanted to keep things rated PG

  • So have a great day!

  • Bye for now!

  • that whole red pill, blue fill

  • blue thill

  • buy it now

  • blow up at or with someone, this is when you get extremely angry with or aaaat

  • then the driver, who was just cut off, moi, has two choices

  • two choices!!!!!!!!

Hello everybody and welcome to Learning English TV 16.

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A2 BEG US phrasal blow blew pill phrasal verb apartment

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    Brian   posted on 2014/07/21
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