blow (one) to (something)

blow (one) to (something)

slang To pay for something for oneself or someone else. My date tonight blew me to dinner, which was a nice treat.
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blow someone to something

Sl. to pay for something or someone, such as a meal, a movie, a drink, etc. Let me blow you to a meal. I think I'll blow myself to a fancy dessert.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

blow someone to

Treat someone to something, as in Let me blow you to dinner. [Slang; late 1800s]
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

blow someone to something

tv. to treat someone to something, such as a meal, a movie, a drink, etc. I think I’ll blow myself to a fancy dessert.
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