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blow it

verb phrase

To fail; make a botch; ruin one's chances: We are winning. If we don't blow it/ I think I blew it. I talked too much and said too little (1920+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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blow it

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Spoil, botch, or bungle something, as in That was a great opportunity, but now I've blown it. [ ; c. 1940 ]
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blow one's lines. Make a mistake in speaking one's part in a theatrical production, as in Ben blew his lines, but Dean came to the rescue. [ Mid-1900s ]
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