blow the doors off (something)

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blow the doors off (something)

To be much better or more impressive than something else. I think I have to take this job. I mean, their salary offer just blows the doors off all the others I've gotten.
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blow the doors off

be considerably better or more successful than. North American informal
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The Saints blew the doors off the Cincinnati Bengals 51-14 on the road in Week 10.
"We first had her in 2014 and she came in and blew the doors off everybody that day."
Florida Bar Appellate Practice Section lawyers blew the doors off all expectations, tackling 60 briefs, and earning GAL's highest honor, "I Am For the Child Award." It was presented May 4 at a GAL disabilities conference in Orlando.
In the 2013 Legislative Session, "we blew the doors off the Legislature." NNA supported and helped with 9 pieces of legislation, including APRN autonomous practice, school nurse epipen legislation, and oral chemo parity with the oncology nurses.
Keegan McCutchen got welcomed on Welcome, Chase Webb blew the doors off the Internet with his Welcome to Pizza part for Pizza and Welcome's Ryan Lay got shuffled over from the eS camp to the Etnies group.
Stanart said it would be impossible for the Democrats to repeat their numbers from 2008, when he said they "blew the doors off of everything," but he said Republicans are on pace for a historic year.
"Second half, we came out and blew the doors off of them."
"They blew the doors off the substation and they hit the car of the lady down the road which has had to be towed away.
A FORMER Royal Marine blew the doors off a block of flats using a hair gel tub stuffed with explosives, a court heard.
Should I say, "I really enjoyed your talk this morning" or make up my own words, as in, "You really blew the doors off with that sermily today"?
The huge explosion is thought to have set off other bottles in a large explosion that blew the doors off the man's vehicle, blew out windows across the street and started a house fire.
"I just looked at him and said 'Yeah, right.' Next race he had another engine, 60 more horsepower and he blew the doors off everybody.
The mouth opened, the eyes welled up and five seconds later a scream blew the doors off Santa's Village and shattered several baubles on the giant Christmas tree.
Appearing between Creedence and Sly & the Family Stone, the troubled soul singer blew the doors off Woodstock's second night, giving another one of her stirring live performances.