Everything was going to blow up in his face, one way or the other, very soon.
She could just blow up in his face any time.
A year later, it all blew up in his face.
Things are going to blow up in Europe any day.
You know this is going to blow up in your face.
It could blow up in his face if he didn't watch out.
Are you just going to sit back and wait for something else to blow up in the middle of our lives?
If that does not happen, the problems are certain to blow up in our hands.
Of course, that might mean it blew up in your face.
Most of the time it doesn't blow up in everybody's face.