blast\ away

v
1. To begin a rocket flight.

The astronaut will blast off into orbit at six o'clock.

2. • blast away
informal
To scold or protest violently.

The coach blasted off at the team for poor playing.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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