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blast away

1. To be extremely loud. If grandma's TV is blasting away, gently remind her to put in her hearing aids.
2. To vehemently criticize someone or something. The senator's disgusted constituents blasted away at him during the town hall meeting.
See also: away, blast
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Along in this region a multitude of Italian laborers were blasting away the frontage of the hills to make room for the new railway.
F2 Logistics swept its southern tour assignments, blasting away Sta.
A team of scientists at the Queensland Brain Institute was able to fully restore function in the brains of mice by blasting away the "toxic plaque" from their brains.
The Atlantis Palm Hotel held Nancy's ' Huawei Be The Star ' contest, where singing contestant Farah Chakhachiro got to sing with her idol, as part of her prize for blasting away the competition.
Unlike Bryan Mills, the hero of the two Taken movies, Scudder is a more restrained character who doesn't carry a gun and would rather talk his way out of trouble then start blasting away. This, together with some personal demons, makes him someone we can more easily relate to and like.
Work began this week on blasting away part of the 3,000m mountain's peak to make way for the new observatory, due to be completed by 2022.
Authorities had warned that Ita, initially a full-strength category 5 cyclone, would be catastrophic with winds of 230 kilometres per hour blasting away buildings and incessant rain causing widespread flash flooding.
On more than one occasion, he has mentioned how blasting away with magnums has injured his wrists, causing a great deal of pain.
For those of us who gleefully indulged over the holiday season (after all, what are holidays for?), we have the remedy for you--our resident fitness buff Kristen Youngs gives us the top five power moves for blasting away the added pounds.
That is, even during their formation, the radiation blasting away from these stars is so powerful that they should push away the very material they are feeding from.
Then, smiling, he picked up a gun and began blasting away at five different targets.
Anyway, you can bet that Charles and the rest of 'em will be out on the moors, blasting away at the birds, refusing, as always, to come to Cardiff for seagull-shooting instead.
Try Bioshock, a 2007 video game that allowed players to explore the art-deco underwater city of Rapture while blasting away at biomodified drug addicts.
With the hits blasting away, our energetic revellers were interrupted by the alarm being sounded.
The HXX Prodigy uses hydro-excavation, blasting away soil with jets of 10 to 20 gallons of water per minute, at rates from 1,500 to 2,500 psi, depending on the pump selection, pressure adjustment and nozzle tip configuration.