Phrasal Verbs

knock out (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb knock out (2)

INFORMAL

Meaning

If you knock somebody out, you impress them very much with something you do, or something you make.

Synonym

impress, amaze

For example

  • knock sb out I just heard Kanye's new album and it really knocked me out. It's got some great songs on it.

  • knock sb out Don't worry! You'll knock everyone out with your presentation. It's brilliant!

Quick Quiz

When Tess showed her new film at Cannes, it knocked everyone out. They

a. hated it

b. loved it

c. went to sleep

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