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have a blast

have a blast

Date: Mar 26 2009

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“All night I’m waking up and she’s having a blast. She’s having a party and I’m just not invited.”

- Actress Salma Hayek, talking about her new baby’s sleepless nights. (The David Letterman Show)

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

have fun, do something exciting

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

It sounds like Salma Hayek’s baby, Valencia, is going to be a big party girl when she grows up. She’s already staying up all night having a blast. But for Salma, it’s not so much fun.

When you say you had a blast doing something, it means you had a really good time. Blast is normally used as a noun, meaning a strong gust or wind, as in “a blast” of air. It can also be used as a verb, meaning to explode, make a loud sound, or criticize. You can blast a hole in a wall, blast your music, or blast someone for doing something stupid. When a rocket leaves the earth, we say it blasts off. If something is happening at full blast, it’s happening at the maximum speed, volume, or capacity.

So the word blast has a lot of different meanings, but they’re all associated with something being very intense. When you have a blast, it’s like having an intensely good time. And, as Salma now knows, no one has more fun than babies. And while babies can be a lot of work, they’re still a blast.

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“I had a blast at Disney World during my vacation. I really want to go back there someday.”

“I hope you have a blast at your birthday party.”

“Jessica has a blast every time she goes out with Marissa.”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

ali_nasri having a great and funny time
by ali_nasri
Eydo have a great time, have a lot of fun
by Eydo
kasiek61 have a fun and, to laugh
by kasiek61
enjoying thorougly
by aditi singh
mingkin it means having a nice time
by mingkin
tanliyoung I guess this word means sb is rather happy and excited.
by tanliyoung
to have a blast means to have a good time
by Noelia NatalĂ­n
sofree Having a great happy time, having fun.
by sofree
to have a great time
by festinalente
Nanynha66 It means "she's having fun".
by Nanynha66
Aneet Having a great time, be full of energy.
by Aneet
stiva have a fun.
by stiva
lalobrown have a lot of fun.
by lalobrown

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Comments

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caoxiqq

caoxiqq

China

having a blast is nice….Cool

10:59 PM May 08 2009 |

LoLo2009

LoLo2009

Saudi Arabia

it's anice topic. I love it.

 

03:53 AM Apr 01 2009 |

Billie joe

Colombia

I had a blast last weekend, I made the most of the time doing different things :D

09:57 AM Mar 30 2009 |

_Sasha_

_Sasha_

Russian Federation

Let's have a blast all together.. to the fullest!!!!!!!!!!! .. all to the mustard :)))

09:34 AM Mar 30 2009 |

Canna :)

Canna :)

China

I have a blast to learn english <33

08:27 AM Mar 30 2009 |

ragabgad

Egypt

goooooood

 

06:55 AM Mar 30 2009 |

moonvn

Viet Nam

I haven't got a blast for a long time

06:39 AM Mar 30 2009 |

sweet soul

sweet soul

Saudi Arabia

i like it

05:20 AM Mar 30 2009 |

Marcelolic

Marcelolic

Brazil

When I can to sell my car,it will be a blast! hehe

05:01 AM Mar 30 2009 |

loole

loole

Saudi Arabia

i had blast last weekend

05:40 PM Mar 29 2009 |

mianper12

mianper12

Colombia

i had a balst yesterday with my friends

04:44 PM Mar 29 2009 |

zoebaby

zoebaby

China

i can have a blast on learning english from englishbaby…

06:04 AM Mar 29 2009 |

hadjira

hadjira

Algeria

  

  •    I had a blast in my childhood, and even nowadays I'm having a blast with my  classmates, we almost  spent time laughing and we enjoy talking  . Any way, i hope all people have a blast..Smile  

05:49 AM Mar 29 2009 |

pizzachuwave

Thailand

i'm having no blast right now~

12:09 AM Mar 29 2009 |

songlin043@gmail.com

China

what can i do to have a blast in my work? 

07:51 AM Mar 28 2009 |

Shanie Yu

Shanie Yu

China

Blast,every one is blast

04:47 AM Mar 28 2009 |

Shanie Yu

Shanie Yu

China

Blast,every one is blast

04:47 AM Mar 28 2009 |

Shanie Yu

Shanie Yu

China

Blast,every one is blast

04:47 AM Mar 28 2009 |

Sameer.

Sameer.

Yemen

I am having a blast at Englishbaby.

01:26 AM Mar 28 2009 |

Liem

Viet Nam

Oh My god.I always be annoy when i doing in Ebaby>Oh the girls…hix.the girls.Thanks for the lesson.

 

08:58 PM Mar 27 2009 |

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