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v 1 [Tn] attack (sb/sth) with bombs; drop bombs on []; : London was heavily bombed during the last war. . * Terrorists bombed several police stations. . 2 [I, Ip] ~ (out) (infml esp US) fail : Her new play bombed after only three nights. . 3 (phr v) bomb along, down, up, etc (Brit infml ) move very fast (usu in a vehicle) in the specified direction : bombing down the motorway at ninety miles an hour . bomb sb out (esp passive ) make sb homeless by destroying his house with bombs : Our parents were bombed out twice during the war. .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:03
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bomb
/ bCm; bBm/ n 1 [C] container filled with explosive or incendiary material, made to explode when dropped or thrown, or by a timing device : Enemy aircraft dropped bombs on the city. . * Terrorists placed a 50-pound bomb in the railway station. 50. 2 [C] (in compounds ) explosive device placed in or attached to a specified object : a letter-bomb * aparcel/car bomb. 3 the bomb [sing] atomic or hydrogenbomb : Anti-nuclear organizations want to ban the bomb. . 4 a bomb [sing] (infml ) a lot of money : That dress must have cost (her) a bomb! ! * Some company directors make (ie earn) an absolute bomb. . 5 (idm ) go like a `bomb (infml ) (a) (of a vehicle) go very fast : My new car goes like a bomb. . (b) be very successful : Her party went like a bomb. .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:03
bomb
/ bCm; bBm/ n 1 [C] container filled with explosive or incendiary material, made to explode when dropped or thrown, or by a timing device : Enemy aircraft dropped bombs on the city. . * Terrorists placed a 50-pound bomb in the railway station. 50. 2 [C] (in compounds ) explosive device placed in or attached to a specified object : a letter-bomb * aparcel/car bomb. 3 the bomb [sing] atomic or hydrogenbomb : Anti-nuclear organizations want to ban the bomb. . 4 a bomb [sing] (infml ) a lot of money : That dress must have cost (her) a bomb! ! * Some company directors make (ie earn) an absolute bomb. . 5 (idm ) go like a `bomb (infml ) (a) (of a vehicle) go very fast : My new car goes like a bomb. . (b) be very successful : Her party went like a bomb. .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:03

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