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What does blow mean? #16 (permalink) Sun Jul 11, 2010 17:31 pm   What does blow mean?
 

Dear Beeesneees,
Thank you very much indeed for your clear explanation.:)
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Re: What does blow mean? #17 (permalink) Tue Dec 14, 2010 20:09 pm   Re: What does blow mean?
 

I got 9/10 at this test. the wrong answer was about "blow" i thought of it but i underlined as correct answer "strike", my mistake. A good day to you all.
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What does blow mean? #18 (permalink) Thu May 26, 2011 20:34 pm   What does blow mean?
 

I got 9/10 for on the phone, could you please explain why use blow? not hits?
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What does blow mean? #19 (permalink) Thu May 26, 2011 21:02 pm   What does blow mean?
 

Hi Emmalw,
This is the definition within the test context:
Alan wrote:
The word (blow) means a shock or great surprise when you receive a piece of bad news.

'Hit' does not mean a shock or great surprise.
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Re: Blow #20 (permalink) Sun Jun 05, 2011 19:32 pm   Re: Blow
 

Alan wrote:
a shock or great surprise when you receive a piece of bad news.

It is an interesting thing to know about this meaning of 'blow', thanks a lot!
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What does blow mean? #21 (permalink) Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:24 am   What does blow mean?
 

hello torsten,
I con't understanding the meaning of blow, please send me meaning of blow.
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What does blow mean? #22 (permalink) Mon Jul 18, 2011 18:28 pm   What does blow mean?
 

Harila wrote:
hello torsten,
I con't understanding the meaning of blow, please send me meaning of blow.

Hello Harila,

blow
1    [bloh] Show IPA
noun
1.
a sudden, hard stroke with a hand, fist, or weapon: a blow to the head.
2.
a sudden shock, calamity, reversal, etc.: His wife's death was a terrible blow to him.
3.
a sudden attack or drastic action: The invaders struck a blow to the south.
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/blow

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What does blow mean? #23 (permalink) Mon Jul 18, 2011 23:48 pm   What does blow mean?
 

Dear torsten,
How are you ? I have answered 7questions out of 10 correctly.
I still confusing between"blow,strike".I don't know when i use blow,and when i use strike?
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What does blow mean? #24 (permalink) Thu Aug 23, 2012 16:55 pm   What does blow mean?
 

Dear teachers,
You can explain what does this situation mean?
Thank you.
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What does blow mean? #25 (permalink) Thu Aug 23, 2012 17:23 pm   What does blow mean?
 

What situation?
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