a blow by blow account


a blow by blow account
account in great detail

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • (a) blow-by-blow account (of something) — a ˌblow by ˌblow acˈcount, deˈscription, etc. (of sth) idiom (informal) a description of an event which gives you all the details in the order in which they happen • He insisted on giving us a blow by blow account of what had happened. Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow-by-blow — adj a blow by blow account/description etc an account that includes all the details of an event exactly as they happened ▪ Jenny bored us with a blow by blow account of her holiday …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • blow-by-blow — adjective only before noun a blow by blow account or description is extremely detailed: She insisted on giving us a blow by blow account of her entire trip …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • blow-by-blow — ☆ blow by blow [blō′bī blō′ ] adj. told in great detail [a blow by blow account of a debate] …   English World dictionary

  • blow-by-blow — adjective providing great detail a blow by blow account of the movie • Similar to: ↑careful * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : minutely detailed a blow by blow account of the campaign * * * /bloh buy bloh /, adj. 1. precisely detail …   Useful english dictionary

  • account — ac|count1 W1S2 [əˈkaunt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(description)¦ 2¦(at a bank)¦ 3 take account of something 4 on account of something 5 accounts 6 on account 7¦(with a shop/company)¦ 8¦(bill)¦ 9¦(arrangement to sell goods)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • account — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 description ADJECTIVE ▪ brief, short ▪ blow by blow (informal), comprehensive, detailed, full, graphic ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • account — 1 noun 1 DESCRIPTION (C) a) a written or spoken description which gives details of an event: There were several different accounts of the story in the newspapers. | give an account: David gave us a vivid account of his trip to Rio. | blow by blow …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • blow-by-blow — /bloh buy bloh /, adj. 1. precisely detailed; describing every minute detail and step: a blow by blow account of the tennis match; a blow by blow report on the wedding ceremony. n. 2. a blow by blow account. [1930 35, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • blow-by-blow — 1. adjective Detailing every action or occurrence completely. He gave a blow by blow account of the entire trip. 2. noun An account, description, or commentary includin …   Wiktionary


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