knock your socks off

This page is about the idiom knock your socks off


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