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Impress or otherwise affect someone very strongly.‘the sound of a twelve-string guitar just blew my mind’
- ‘‘I'm, like, the big sex expert, which totally blows my mind,’ she says.’
- ‘Though many poly people obviously have interests outside of their sexual lifestyle, I have yet to see them manifest in the kind of variety that blows my mind.’
- ‘You blow your mind, lose your mind, let yourself go - the very word ecstasy in Greek is to stand outside yourself.’
- ‘It blows my mind just to think he's seen something I wrote, never mind loved it.’
- ‘It blows my mind that they can put their children into that kind of situation.’
- ‘To even think that I was perceived in that genre blows my mind.’
- ‘It's an amazing part of the culture that just blows my mind, on a regular basis.’
- ‘Everyone's loving it, which, once again, blows my mind.’
- ‘Why they continue to get quoted as independent observers blows my mind.’
- ‘It just blows my mind that people have suggested that he is gay.’
- ‘Quite a book… it blows my mind to think that he was writing this in the eighties, before the concept of digital anything was especially widespread.’
- ‘You know, even looking at that clip now, it really blows my mind, because I had no words to say.’
- ‘Each episode blows my mind, and is what I hoped I would one day accomplish with limited animation, but know now I probably wouldn't.’
- ‘This one always blows my mind - the exhibitions change monthly and they are always fresh and exciting.’
- ‘Yeah, I mean it kind of blows your mind sometimes.’
- ‘Piercing through a layer of virginal white snow, these exhibitionists look staggering, but if you really want to blow your mind, plant them close to water, where their effect will be heightened by reflection.’
- ‘Just thinking about it completely blows my mind, and many other people I know feel the same way.’
- ‘You turn around and look at Loch Tay spread out below running left to right with the tiny boats leaving faint lines behind them like fingers tracing a line on a frosty window and it blows your mind.’
- ‘Intellect makes you feel safe, intuition blows your mind.’
- ‘And it blows my mind how articulate I was back then.’
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