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!
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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!
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Their sound is riff-heavy, full of character and it will blow your socks off.
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.
Complete with a floor-toceiling screen and a sound system that will blow your socks off, it will soon become the place where many film fans will want to see their favourite new movies.
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H: I get to meet young people who just blow your socks off.
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I like to go on and blow your socks off and step off and leave them thinking, 'Wow what was that that just hit us?
It's got lines to bring out the green-eyed monster in the most placid bystander, power to blow your socks off and all the handling and performance you could ever dream of in a car.
And added: "The combination therapy may blow your socks off across six weeks of the initial winter.
But, for all the misery of air travel in America, when you get to your destination it can still blow your socks off.
If you loved the Superlambananas, La Machine will blow your socks off.
The food might not blow your socks off but it won't make any enemies either.
And now Cream have announced that they're coming to Ireland big-style for a summer event that's going to blow your socks off.
You'll walk in, and things will happen to you that will blow your socks off,'' boasts the band's longtime biographer, Dennis McNally.