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be blown away

To be thoroughly impressed, overwhelmed, or excited by something. I am blown away by the show of support from everyone. I was blown away by how good that movie was!
See also: away, blown

blown away

1. Thoroughly impressed, overwhelmed, or excited by something. I am blown away by the show of support from everyone. I was blown away by how good that movie was!
2. Intoxicated, either by drugs or alcohol. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really blown away!
3. Killed by gunfire. Two guys were blown away in your building tonight, and you don't know anything about it?
See also: away, blown
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be blown away by something

INFORMAL
If you are blown away by something, you are extremely impressed by it. I was blown away by the tone and the quality of the story. I can remember being blown away by the song when he first played it to me.
See also: away, blown, by, something
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

be blown away

be extremely impressed. informal
See also: away, blown
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blown away

1. mod. dead; killed. (Underworld.) Four of the mob were already blown away when the cops got there.
2. and blown mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. Whatever that pill was, Cecilia is totally blown away. She’s blown and alone and making a groan.
3. mod. overwhelmed; greatly impressed. (Often with with or by.) We were just blown away by your good words.
See also: away, blown
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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And Curdken went on telling the king what had happened upon the meadow where the geese fed; how his hat was blown away; and how he was forced to run after it, and to leave his flock of geese to themselves.
OSASUNA boss Cuco Ziganda was blown away by the Ibrox atmosphere but hopes his side didn't blow their chances by losing a late goal.
I was blown away that they could be so unfair, so I decided to go public.