knock (something) out of the (ball)park

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knock (something) out of the (ball)park

To do or perform something extraordinarily well; to produce or earn an exceptional achievement. An allusion to baseball in which the ball is hit so hard that it lands outside the stadium. Great job on that report, Jacobs—you really knocked it out of the park! I had expected to knock that test out of the ballpark, but I barely scraped by with a D.
See also: knock, of, out
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