knock the socks off

knock the socks off
greatly impress, amaze, overwhelm (Slang)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • knock the socks off — (informal) To surpass, defeat, overtake, etc in competitions • • • Main Entry: ↑sock * * * informal surpass or beat it will knock the socks off the opposition …   Useful english dictionary

  • knock the socks off — ► knock the socks off informal surpass or beat. Main Entry: ↑sock …   English terms dictionary

  • knock your socks off —    If something knocks your socks off, it amazes and surprises you, usually in a positive way.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If something amazes you, or impresses you greatly, it knocks your socks off.     The magnitude of the project… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • knock your socks off — knock (your) socks off to completely surprise or please you very much. The magazine is beautiful and combines color and unusual design in a way that knocks your socks off. Usage notes: also used with other verbs to say that something is done in… …   New idioms dictionary

  • knock their socks off (to) —  Defeat the competition.  ► “In what AT&T declared was the largest interactive quality conference ever conducted, over 9,000 participants from 13 countries learned about giving customers knock their socks off service.” (Quality Progress, July… …   American business jargon

  • knock the socks off — informal surpass or beat. → sock …   English new terms dictionary

  • knock socks off — knock (your) socks off to completely surprise or please you very much. The magazine is beautiful and combines color and unusual design in a way that knocks your socks off. Usage notes: also used with other verbs to say that something is done in… …   New idioms dictionary

  • knock someone's socks off — knock (someone s/something s) socks off to completely defeat a competitor. Japan and Korea knocked the socks off the United States in tests of science and math …   New idioms dictionary

  • knock something's socks off — knock (someone s/something s) socks off to completely defeat a competitor. Japan and Korea knocked the socks off the United States in tests of science and math …   New idioms dictionary

  • knock socks off — knock (someone s/something s) socks off to completely defeat a competitor. Japan and Korea knocked the socks off the United States in tests of science and math …   New idioms dictionary

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