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Test your understanding of the English lesson by answering these questions. You will get the answers and your score at the end of the quiz.
He ______ all the candles on the cake.

Don't ______ all your money on only one gift.

The ______ to Clark's head made his glasses fall off.

It was a great blow to her to find out someone had died in her family.

The situation blew up in his face when his boss found out that he was leaving the job.

She had to blow on her soup to make it cool down.

He _______ his nose because he had a cold.

Yesterday the wind ______ down the big tree.

I had to stop my car because I blew out a tire.

James shouldn't have any blow before he does EngVid videos.

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149 Comments on “Slang & Vocabulary in English – BLOW”

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“Blow hot n cold(about sth)”
=2 change ur opinion about sth often
(it’s in4mal)
Way 2 go!

Wednesday, July 18th 2012

very interesting!

Wednesday, July 18th 2012

You’re aweasome man! Thanks!

Wednesday, July 18th 2012

James, I see what you did there lol. Anyway this lesson ws really cool thnx for ur great work

Wednesday, July 18th 2012

Wassup James!
This is a fuckin’ good lesson dude! I’m a great Maceo Parker’s fan and in a lot of tunes James Brown says: Maceo, I want You to blow! (‘cuz Maceo is a saxophone player).

Stay up!

Wednesday, July 18th 2012

I didn’t know that “blow” has many kind of means like this.
Thank you I got it easily owing to your teach~

Wednesday, July 18th 2012

its so very good lessons

Thursday, July 19th 2012

very good

Thursday, July 19th 2012

hey james what does sukkish means

Thursday, July 19th 2012

    sukish = suck

    Friday, July 20th 2012

james y do you make webs in ur lesson

Thursday, July 19th 2012

    because he is a spiderman

    Thursday, October 18th 2012

hii il liked how you explain the lessons yr way is perfect thats why a want u to make a video about when we use each tense a mean when we use present perfect simple present past continous …..

Thursday, July 19th 2012

    hii il liked how you explain the lessons yr way is perfect thats why a want u to make a video about when we use each tense a mean when we use present perfect simple present past continous …..

    Friday, July 20th 2012

EngVid lessons don’t suck, but they always blow me away.

Thursday, July 19th 2012

hi! nice lesson)))very intresting. but i’ve no understood when use ‘blow up’

Thursday, July 19th 2012

blow it….some one said it but they say he meant destroy it..u didn’t mention it

Thursday, July 19th 2012

Great class James! Nice work!

Thursday, July 19th 2012

Now, I know I have to blow my coffee before drinking


Thursday, July 19th 2012

Nice job! Complete lesson. Thanks.

Thursday, July 19th 2012

Oh, James. I tell you what. I really love the way funny you teach.

Congrat´s!! You´re great, man

Thursday, July 19th 2012

Nice one man.

I was studying here, reading a dictionary and I noticed the existence of so many phrasal verbs with “get” – i know you have a lesson about it – but we hope more. Keep up the good work. Hohohoh! I really enjoyed that lesson about adverbs.

See you dude!

Thursday, July 19th 2012

Very useful lesson.

Thursday, July 19th 2012

Nice good!
but i still confuse about using blow :(

Friday, July 20th 2012

It is very funny… nice lesson, Thanks

Friday, July 20th 2012

What a funny lesson…Thank you James…keep doing your great job. Bye

Friday, July 20th 2012

Hi James!
Nice lesson but where’s Mr. E?

Friday, July 20th 2012

i wish i were u,, or at least just like u,, i’m an English lang. teacher,, in Palestine,, and feel like i know nothing about English when i check ur clips ,, ur awesome man ,, :)

Friday, July 20th 2012

agree, where is the freaking snake?

Friday, July 20th 2012

This lesson was really great.
I just watched a movie called “Real Steel” and the movie was about boxer robots. They used “blow” a lot of times on the movie. :D

Friday, July 20th 2012

Why doesn’t this lesson have a quiz?( I understand meanings of the words better, when you give some sentences for examples. I couldn’t understand about “bad situation”. What did he say?

Saturday, July 21st 2012

you cant image how this lesson was helpfull to get along with this confusing phrasal verb. thank you very much indeed

Saturday, July 21st 2012

I want only to ask a question and wait your answer

What’s the difference between circumstances ans conditions ???

Sunday, July 22nd 2012

Excellent resources, and easy to learn lessons, thank u

Monday, July 23rd 2012

very happy

Monday, July 23rd 2012

nice,when i see the record after to answer it’s was a great blow for me and i think you.your a good teacher for me…

Monday, July 23rd 2012

fantastic :)

Monday, July 23rd 2012

I liked teacher. I need to study more. tks from Brasil.

Monday, July 23rd 2012

Thank you. You make me understand more.

Tuesday, July 24th 2012

I like your lessons very much! Thank you a lot!

Tuesday, July 24th 2012

very interesting, i hope be very clever on it. thnks

Tuesday, July 24th 2012

nice classs

Tuesday, July 24th 2012

awesome explanation, i understood clearly and effectively, nice that u went over the lesson again ‘recap’. less was delivered smoothly, lecturer ‘teacher’ seemed to have no or little doubt towards the lesson being taught.

Wednesday, July 25th 2012

It’s wonderful for me to follow your lessons.

Wednesday, July 25th 2012

I love the lesson.I think my brain will blow up of what I learned today.Thanks James, your the best!

Thursday, July 26th 2012

My English is little, but I can understand this lesson. I really liked the layout on the board. Thank you, teacher. You are great!

Thursday, July 26th 2012

my score is 9 0f 10

Sunday, July 29th 2012

10 ouf of 10 :) ( Although I hate to write this results, I couldn’t help writing it )
James,You are the greatest teacher in the world. The Lesson, The Test / If the test hadn’t been prepared or been prepared properly I wouldn’t have comprehended this lesson … Thank you to all of you EngVid teachers for these great lessons …

Monday, July 30th 2012

Teacher: I’m 66 years old and I’ve problems to learn.Please tell me how I can do to improve my English.

Monday, July 30th 2012

got 9 out of 10….thanks man!!!

Monday, July 30th 2012

I’m falling in love with Teacher James…if I learn english, do I have any chances?? jajajaja great videos, they really help!!

Monday, July 30th 2012

I’m falling in love with teacher James…if I learn english, do I have any chance? jajaja excelent videos, they really help!

Monday, July 30th 2012

thanks you James, very easy way to explain “BLOW” just a little more practice and I ´ll never forget the use of “blow”.

see u

Tuesday, July 31st 2012

Hi, James you’re such a great teacher, that was really useful, keep it up :))

Tuesday, July 31st 2012

Ur Fabulous! i just love it…

Tuesday, July 31st 2012

Great!!! 9 of 10


Wednesday, August 1st 2012

Tka teacher James. Appreciate that.Litle bit confuse but important to practice it. Lily Diaz from Brazil

Thursday, August 2nd 2012

Niiice!! :)

Thursday, August 2nd 2012

Hello James and all teachers,
I really appreciate very much for those videos you did,good job!

It’s quite helpful for approving my English. Since I am preparing for TOEIC tests in the meantime, hoping to pass through the exams. So,good luck to me. Thanks.

Saturday, August 4th 2012

haha i wish you were my language arts teacher!! great lesson!:)

Sunday, August 5th 2012

Is EngVid really free web site? Thanks James and to all teachers. You’re doing great job!

Monday, August 6th 2012

heheh i like watching james’ classes,i learner faster and i enjoy it at the same time,I’d like to know more about this wornderful website! it’s useful!! i just blew out my mind since i watched it lolz I mean you’re very good teacher!! keep on like this!! :D

Wednesday, August 8th 2012

thanks for the great lesson you’ve taught us

Wednesday, August 8th 2012

Many thanks with Blow words!!! I got 10 points today. Really enjoying with Engvid.

Thursday, August 9th 2012

very nice way to teach how to use slags. thanks james sir.

Saturday, August 11th 2012

I’ll try to memorize all this stuff…)

Sunday, August 12th 2012

When Mr. James teach I become a bad student because I do not understand him

Monday, August 13th 2012

Very very very good teasher!!!!!!!!!!!

Tuesday, August 14th 2012

Damn James, you are good men! I`m a english student from Brazil and your videos are really helping me. thanks men!

Tuesday, August 14th 2012

I had 4 mystakes i’ll be practicig in my eng class thanks

Wednesday, August 15th 2012

your lesson is wonderful . I think , you can go on explain phrasal verb.

Saturday, August 18th 2012

Respected sir,
my english is not perfect but I am trying my best, Sir your lesson is wonderful, I watched the video and after taking test, but marks 04 out of ten, i watched your video two ago. My friend tell me see video and english is perfect this sit for help me. Thanks sir.

Friday, August 24th 2012

The scheme in the lesson make it very easy to understand and remember the different meaning of the verb blow , thank you .

Sunday, August 26th 2012

Thank you James for this opportunity to learn english, it,s a miracle to me cos i had the opportunity to learn it at the past but i blew it. Thank you again.

Thursday, August 30th 2012

i love this lecon you’re a funny good teacher thanks

Friday, August 31st 2012

thanks a lot , I’m very pumped about the lesson

Saturday, September 8th 2012

Pretty good. Thank you from Russia from heart.

Sunday, September 9th 2012

Hi James I like your way of presentation. Thank you so much!

Thursday, September 13th 2012

Incredible, your videos are free. Don’t stop it please; It is awesome !!!! I am French and very happy to keep connected with English language.

Wednesday, September 19th 2012

hi im mai iwant to talk with u to guide me to the right way in speaking english

Saturday, September 22nd 2012

you are my favorite teacher!!!

Monday, September 24th 2012

very good!

Thursday, September 27th 2012


Friday, September 28th 2012

Hi jame thank you for good english lesson,so i hope you keep going on your great job..

Wednesday, October 10th 2012

nice classs

Wednesday, October 10th 2012

Was an exellent lesson, I’m very happy for learn some more I think that lesson blow up inside my head as an explosion of ideas.

Wednesday, October 10th 2012

That´s good for me.

Wednesday, October 10th 2012

i like it.actually you surprised me by all this meaning and using of blow
and its take time to use it and Accustomed using of it
have a nice day

Thursday, October 11th 2012

That blew my mind !
It’s really amazing and shocked me!

Saturday, October 13th 2012

Great lesson bro!! job and blow hahaha

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012

thank you jamas

Saturday, November 10th 2012

James I love you!!!! :D
You’re the best

Tuesday, November 13th 2012

Its Good

Friday, December 7th 2012

your best lesson James!! congrats!

Sunday, December 30th 2012

James, It was the first time I got 100% in your quiz! That’s a great progress! It means that I can understand you, despite you speak too fast!

Monday, December 31st 2012

great lesson! thx :)

Thursday, January 3rd 2013

Thanks a lot!!! I’ve got 100%! I killed this quiz! :)

Friday, February 8th 2013

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Friday, February 22nd 2013

Hey James,
I have checked out all the teachers, many of their videos as well, and I can tell you that you are THE FUNNIEST, and you are THE MOST EXCITING to watch!Their explanations are good, but in my book, yours are the best! It is so great to see that you are enthusiastic about the stuff you teach. I’ve been learning english for 17 years, and I’m head over heels in love with this language:-) I’m completely hooked on it:-) I ‘m really glad that you have an enormous amount of videos to check out!Keep them coming man, they are fantastic!
Have a great day,
Greetings from Budapest, Hungary,

Thursday, February 28th 2013

hi teacher James .. first of all i loved to tell you that you’re very lovely and friendly person..now i gotta a lot of questions to ask..

1-what does explode means?
2-is(i blew out a candle)means (i ended a candle)?
3-is(i gotta blow out) means (i gotta leave)?
4-is(i’ll show you some blow)means(i’ll show you some cocaine)?
5-i didn’t understand what does blow up to my face means..i want you to explain (blow up to my face)in details…

thanks greetings\hussein

Saturday, April 13th 2013

very useful lesson james and we still need more and more lesson.
thanxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx james and other stufff

Thursday, May 9th 2013

Hello James
I’m a new student from Cambodia.and you know i love the way you teach in Video.You are the best teacher.i really understand your lesson very well. and i also did very great job on quiz. i got 8 out of 10. wow, thank you very much!

Saturday, May 18th 2013

Thank for best lesson

Saturday, May 18th 2013

hi james could you explain me psycharstickand psycharsism plz thanx

Wednesday, May 22nd 2013

I got 90 % . Thanks James.

Thursday, May 30th 2013

Thanks James!!

Wednesday, July 3rd 2013

love you James, awesome lesson

Friday, August 2nd 2013

Thank u thank u thank u thank u

Tuesday, October 15th 2013

very nice lesson…giving you 10/10!!!

Saturday, December 14th 2013

Thanks got 60%.

Thursday, February 13th 2014

Hey James, great job!

Sunday, February 16th 2014

Thanks. Very useful !

Sunday, February 23rd 2014

very great lesson, it blow me up!
Thx James, keep on

Thursday, March 13th 2014

James, great video about BLOW.So informative and useful!
And could you please make video about verb DRAW and DRAW expressions? Thank you!

Wednesday, April 30th 2014

Thanks James!!!

Thursday, July 17th 2014

Wao i got 8 out of 10………………

Sunday, July 20th 2014

you’re the perfect teacher ı have ever known.thank you james.ı’m your big fan. :D

Sunday, July 20th 2014

James, I just love your videos. Much appreciate your effort put in making such videos- they helps me a lot to learn more and more ;]

Monday, July 28th 2014

Very very good and instructive. Thanks a lot James!

Thursday, July 31st 2014

I guess if I tell you “very good”, “so nice lesson”, etc. you would be happy. but I prefer to tell you I think what is not good, then you can improve your next lessons. This time I just wnat to tell you to not speak so fast as this is a beginners lesson.

Monday, August 18th 2014

you’re funny, James!

Wednesday, October 1st 2014

Thanks james I got 100 … I think the last question is true.. lol
U r so funny james especially when you blew your nose .. I hope u continue with the same way in teaching so don’t blow it and you never ever get serious :)

Saturday, October 25th 2014

Thanks James.

Sunday, May 24th 2015

Thanks James

Friday, August 21st 2015

Thanks James!
You are like an actor, when you are teaching, so i like your teaching.

Sunday, August 23rd 2015

it was very funny and interesting! thank u!

Friday, August 28th 2015

    Hello my name is Erjon , if you don’t mind i would like to talk with you in skype and to practise English . erjon.skenderi@hotmail.com , this is my email .You are welcome Alis

    Saturday, December 12th 2015

i need some video that can give me vocabularies, gramme … I can use them to tell on the conversations. Exemple: in the holtel, in the office .. when i buy a car, get a new parking permit …I think that so useful for me ! I really need that !! please teachers :D

Wednesday, October 28th 2015

    Cơ mà đồng hương nè ^^

    Monday, December 14th 2015

Thanks James you are my favorite teacher :)

Friday, December 4th 2015

Thank you Jame

Monday, December 14th 2015

james you are so great thanks
somebody can help me to understand the word …bae,…?

Monday, December 28th 2015

Thanks teacher

Wednesday, January 13th 2016

thanks james:)

Thursday, January 14th 2016

you are GREAT…. thanks dear… :)

Tuesday, February 2nd 2016

I like this lesson very much you’re amazing teacher thanks

Tuesday, March 8th 2016

Thank u engvid

Sunday, March 13th 2016

hi, James
In the video, you said blow up is the explosion, so why is it that for the car tires we use the word blow out?

Friday, March 25th 2016

dude you didn’t blow it..

Wednesday, June 1st 2016

Blowing and sucking of grateful with this lesson although I continue to have some doubts that I hope they will be solved soon with all these explanations, blowing all of these concepts to keep them in mind. Thanks a lot, teacher James, a very interesting lesson as always.

Wednesday, March 15th 2017

It’s a good lesson for me,thanks very much

Tuesday, April 17th 2018

You got 9 correct out of 10.


Monday, June 18th 2018


Thursday, July 19th 2018

thank you so much the excellent course !

Friday, February 8th 2019

you are blowing amazing

Monday, June 17th 2019

Hey EngVid students, you shouldn’t have any blow before you fill out the quiz.

Tuesday, August 20th 2019

    #1 study tip 👈️😎👈️

    Tuesday, August 20th 2019

I really like it thank you! teacher

Friday, May 29th 2020

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