blow (one's) socks off

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blow (one's) socks off

To thoroughly impress, overwhelm, or excite one. The show of support from everyone just blew my socks off. That movie really blew my socks off—I didn't expect it to be so good!
See also: blow, off, sock

blow/knock somebody’s ˈsocks off

(informal) surprise or impress somebody very much: With that dress and your new haircut you’ll knock their socks off!
See also: blow, knock, off, sock
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An essential book for secondary school libraries and I urge you, if you will forgive a first person intervention, to give a class the poems in Third World Girl with which the poet begins her first concert, put the DVD on and watch her blow their socks off.
We'll have to take much more time to THINK about our businesses, THINK about our customers, THINK about their needs and wants and THINK about how we can deploy our resources to meet those needs and wants in ways that will blow their socks off.
If we can get 15 to 20 minutes with the adults, we'll blow their socks off," says Janice Snow, director of community relations at Wilderness Lake Preserve for Tampa, Fla.
But if the pundits have been impressed by the petrol engine, the diesel is going to blow their socks off.
But if the motoring pundits have been impressed by the petrol engine the diesel is going to blow their socks off.