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floor (one)

To cause one a great deal of shock, surprise, or disbelief. Her accusations totally floored me. How on earth could she think that I had been stealing from the company? The severity of the losses floored the board of directors.
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floor it

To drive as fast as possible. A reference to the act of pushing the accelerator all the way to the floor of the car. Floor it, or we'll never get to the airport on time!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

floor it

Fig. to press down hard and fast on the accelerator of a vehicle. She floored it and sped off over the hill.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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