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knock your socks off

This page is about the idiom knock your socks off

Meaning: If something knocks your socks off, it amazes you and surprises you.

For example:

  • When Nora did her presentation on the new development, she knocked our socks off. It was very impressive.

  • Michael knocked everyone's socks off when he performed at the music awards. It was the best performance of the night, by far.

Quick Quiz:

If you want to knock the socks off your audience, you need to

a. do something amazing

b. do something boring

c. do something normal

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Contributor: Matt Errey