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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.
See also: blitz, out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The backside tackle's block might be viewed as less than critical, but ask any running back who has been chased down by a pinching defensive tackle or a blitzing LB and he will tell you differently.
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