Definition of blow someone up in English:

blow someone up

phrasal verb

dated, informal
  • Reprimand someone severely.

    ‘she got blown up by her boss for being late’
    • ‘So he really blew him up? I'd be holding a grudge if someone blew me up I reckon.’
    • ‘When we arrived a little late, our boss blew us up.’
    • ‘He must have said something to him that really blew him up.’
    • ‘On the Ibrox derby, he referee and a decision which still irks: ‘Obviously with the great benefit of hindsight, Sutton was blown up for a foul against Amoruso which was clearly a penalty.’’