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a blow-by-blow account meaning

  • [American slang]
    Fig. a detailed description (of an event) given as the event takes place. (This referred originally to reporting on boxing.)
      I want to listen to a blow-by-blow account of the prizefight.
      The lawyer got the witness to give a blow-by-blow description of the argument.

Examples

  1. he gave us a blow-by-blow account of the evening 's events.

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