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blitz (one) out

To surprise, unsettle, and confuse someone. The sudden, blaring alarm blitzed us out—nobody moved until our teacher yelled for us to evacuate the building. I had to sit down because hearing such terrible news really blitzed me out.
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blitz someone out

Sl. to shock or disorient someone. The accident blitzed her out for a moment. The second act blitzed out the audience and thrilled them to pieces.
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blitz

(blɪts)
1. n. a devastating attack. After that blitz from the boss, you must feel sort of shaken.
2. tv. to attack and defeat someone or demolish something. The team from downstate blitzed our local team for the third year in a row.

blitz someone out

tv. to shock or disorient someone. The accident blitzed her out for a moment.
See also: blitz, out, someone
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In the Blitz Championship, each player will have three minutes and two seconds additional time per move, starting from move one, over 21 rounds starting from 3pm.
Although Blitz ceased trading the Olivers said they had two ongoing projects that would allow them to form a new company and re-employ 50 of the 175 staff, while more than half of the remainder are set to move to Codemasters and Rebellion.
The Telegraph reported the Olivers' shock announcement that Blitz was to cease trading - although the brothers said they had two ongoing projects which would be "selfsustaining" and would allow them to form a new company to reemploy 50 of the 175 staff.
In an effort to protect consumers, as well as their employees and property, forward-thinking retailers should institute changes in the way they plan, execute and manage blitz day promotions.
However, Southern Conference League champions Blitz took control of the game in the second half, emerging as worthy winners.
The dialogues on virtue that Blitz treats early in part one do not merely lead to a discussion of "virtue and politics" in the Laws, but also prepare for Blitz's later turn to beauty and nobility in his exposition of philosophy, inasmuch as "the phenomenon of beauty is a central link between intellectual and ethical excellence.
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