One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the matches are designed not to blow out in a strong wind’
be extinguished, go out, be put out, be doused, be quenched, stop burning, fade, die out
2‘the front tyre blew out’
burst, explode, blow, split, rupture, crack, break, fly open
puncture, get a puncture
get a flat tyre
3‘the observation windows blew out in a shower of glass’
shatter, rupture, fly into pieces, crack, smash, splinter, disintegrate
burst, explode, blow up, fly apart, break open
informal bust, be smashed to smithereens
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