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blow up someone's phone (third-person singular simple present blows up someone's phone, present participle blowing up someone's phone, simple past blew up someone's phone, past participle blown up someone's phone)
- (idiomatic) To call or text someone constantly.
- 2009, RM Johnson, Why Men Fear Marriage: The Surprising Truth Behind Why So Many Men Can't Commit, →ISBN:
- Don't let them sabotage a possible good thing by blowing up your phone while you're in the middle of a hot date with nonsense like, “Jason keeps asking for a Popsicle before bed. Do you think it's okay that I give him one?”
- 2011, Jaime Reed, Living Violet, →ISBN, page 67:
- Dad sure knew how to kill a mood. He had blown up my phone all day, ensuring that I didn't back out of our agreement.
- 2012, Chris Hicks, Ebony Chronicles of Elevation, Volume 1, →ISBN, page 181:
- Not knowing the whereabouts of his daughter, Tavon blew up her phone without once getting a response.
- 2013, Michelle McKinney Hammond, The Real Deal on Love and Men: Getting Smart About Dating, Romance, and Living Happily Ever After, →ISBN:
- He has never officially said that we are in a relationship, but he blows up my phone night and day, always wanting to know where I am.
- 2014 September 11, Alexis Petridis, quoting Kelly Brook, “A freedom fighter for our time: Kelly Brook will not be silenced over Danny Cipriani”, in The Guardian:
- “Danny Cipriani is blowing up my phone saying: ‘I’m going to sue you’,” she said, shortly before announcing her willingness to go to prison over the issue.