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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It's equipped with a Bowers and Wilkins sound system that will blow your socks off. The rear passenger seats are comfortable and offer decent headroom and good legroom; the front seats - while already comfortable - offer a wide range of adjustments to be in the perfect seating position.
The group create their own unique unheard of sound by mixing ska, reggae and dub with punk rock and heavy riffs to blow your socks off.
On Kennedy's mobile phone were advertising messages for drugs, to 13 different numbers, one of which said: "Bits blow your socks off."
? If you loved watching the BAFTA-winning BBC One series Blue Planet 2, then this will blow your socks off.
It will blow your socks off with flavour but not with heat.
Three paperback books full of obscure facts from the ever popular TV series designed to 'blow your socks off', 'make your jaw drop', and 'knock you sideways'.
"We want brave, creative, generous souls that believe theatre should blow your socks off and has the power to transform our perception of our place in the world."
Selsig Operatic Society are back to blow your socks off and make your hair curl (in a good way) with the rock and roll stage adaptation of Rock of Ages.
"I also have a few surprises planned, including something that'll blow your socks off!" Woody will be joined at Pride of Birmingham by Martha Howe-Douglas, best-known as one of the leading lights of CBBC's Horrible Histories, where she's been Cleopatra, Elizabeth I, Mary Queen of Scots and Queen Victoria among others.
You can introduce yourself to this great wine with a DOMAINE WACHAU GRUNER VELTLINER (PS10.79, Waitrose) and then move up to one of the finest producers, like the BRUNDLMAYER BERG.VOGELSANG GRUNER VELTLINER PS17.99, Waitrose), which will blow your socks off.
If you are looking for a stylish Italian bike that isn't going to blow your socks off in the performance stakes or empty your bank account but looks cool and is still a comfortable bike to ride conservatively, then your only problem is choosing which of the three to go for?
M.H: I get to meet young people who just blow your socks off. I meet kids from all around my state and the country who care about science and are clearly going to be incredible leaders for our country.
1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off
They manage to keep their sense of humor (and wits) about them and readers get knocked off guard with the totally unpredictable ending that will blow your socks off!”
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