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In his next video, Dara’s shares more sentences containing this common idiom.
Blows me away? Like a strong gust of wind?
No! If I say something blows me away, I mean it impresses me enormously
Let’s look at a few examples, shall we?
- Cambodia was amazing! Ankor Wat and its surrounding temples really blew me away! I’ve never seen anything so beautiful in my life!
- I had a great time on my trip to Ireland. I was blown away by how friendly and welcoming everyone was.
- Check out Yuja Wang’s rendition of Rachmaninov’s Second Piano Concerto on YouTube. It’ll blow you away, I promise! It’s a stunning performance!
So, there we are. Has anything ever blown you away when you were on vacation? Let us know in the comments section below.
Practice makes prefect! Use the prompts below to help you write some sentences using today’s idiom.
- Is there anyone you know who has been extremely generous to others in their lifetime? Explain.
- What was the last movie you were really impressed by? Describe how you felt when leaving the theatre.
- What was the last tourist attraction you saw that made a great impression on you?
- Have you ever seen an amazing singer perform a concert live, or have you ever attended an orchestra recital? How did you feel about these performances?
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