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blow (one's) load

1. To lose or spend all of one's money. My Las Vegas trip was short-lived—I blew my load at the poker table in the first two hours! Here's $20 for the weekend, don't blow your whole load tonight.
2. Of a man, to ejaculate semen during an orgasm.
3. To lose control of one's composure, temper, patience, or nerve in a given situation. A reference to premature ejaculation, it is usually used in the negative. Don't blow your load, we'll get there soon. The game is in 30 minutes. I know you're nervous, but stay sharp, don't blow your load now.
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It is a bit of a squeeze to get everyone's presents in"We blow loads of balloons up so the room looks great and, because we're still big kids, we have a play of some of the presents - just to make sure they are all working, of course.
In another show of "fiction-is-better-than-reality", they try to do each other in, blow loads of things up, get into a load of car chases, and repair their marriage all at the same time.