to blow at a candle

to blow at a candle
to blow at a candle (at one's tea, at one's hands) дуть на свечу (на чай, на руки)

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  • Blow — Blow, v. t. 1. To force a current of air upon with the mouth, or by other means; as, to blow the fire. [1913 Webster] 2. To drive by a current air; to impel; as, the tempest blew the ship ashore. [1913 Webster] Off at sea northeast winds blow… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • candle — n. 1) to dip candles 2) to light a candle 3) to blow out, extinguish, snuff out a candle 4) the candle was burning; was flickering; was going out; was sputtering 5) a wax candle 6) the flame of a candle 7) (misc.) to bum the candle at both ends ( …   Combinatory dictionary

  • blow out — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you blow out a flame or a candle, you blow at it so that it stops burning. [V P n (not pron)] I blew out the candle. [Also V n P] 2) → See also 12), blow out …   English dictionary

  • blow — I UK [bləʊ] / US [bloʊ] verb Word forms blow : present tense I/you/we/they blow he/she/it blows present participle blowing past tense blew UK [bluː] / US [blu] past participle blown UK [bləʊn] / US [bloʊn] *** 1) a) [intransitive] if wind or air… …   English dictionary

  • blow — I. /bloʊ / (say bloh) noun 1. a sudden stroke with hand, fist, or weapon. 2. a sudden shock, or a calamity or reverse. 3. a sudden attack or drastic action. 4. a stroke of the shears made in shearing a sheep. 5. an outcrop of discoloured quartz… …  

  • blow*/*/ — [bləʊ] (past tense blew [bluː] ; past participle blown [bləʊn] ) verb I 1) if wind or air blows, the air moves A strong wind was blowing across the island.[/ex] 2) [I/T] if something blows somewhere, or if it is blown somewhere, the wind moves it …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • candle — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ lighted, lit ▪ flickering ▪ aromatherapy, citronella, scented ▪ wax ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Candle (novel) — infobox Book | name = Candle title orig = translator = image caption = author = John Barnes illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = Century Next Door genre = Science fiction novel publisher = Tor Books… …   Wikipedia

  • blow out — phr verb Blow out is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑explosion, ↑storm, ↑tyre Blow out is used with these nouns as the object: ↑candle, ↑flame, ↑knee, ↑match, ↑window …   Collocations dictionary

  • blow something out — EXTINGUISH, put out, snuff, douse, quench, smother. → blow * * * 1) use one s breath to extinguish a flame he blew out the candle 2) informal render a part of the body useless he blew out his arm trying to snap a curveball * * * ˌblow sthˈout… …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow out — turn out, turn off, extinguish (e.g. a candle) …   English contemporary dictionary


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