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bomb out (of something)
To fail spectacularly or to a great degree. Despite all the media hype, the major summer blockbuster really bombed out. He graduated at the top of his class, but his brother bombed out of college in just one semester.
Destroyed by explosives. Rebuilding hasn't begun in that neighborhood yet—it's still all bombed out from the siege.
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mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. (Possibly from embalmed.) How can I drive when I’m bombed out?
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