blow up (2)
This page is about the phrasal verb blow up (2)
to fill with air or gas in order to inflate something
- blow up sth We're still getting ready for the party, and Carrie's still blowing up balloons.
- blow sth up The football's a bit flat, so if someone's got a bicycle pump we can blow it up a bit more.
Nouns often used as objects with blow up (2): balloon, tyre, football, air mattress, inflatable toys, lilo
I'm checking the oil and the spark plugs, and Brad's blowing up
Contributor: Matt Errey