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knock someone out

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knock someone out

verb phrase

  1. (also knock someone stiff) To make someone unconscious, esp with a blow (1896+)
  2. To delight or impress someone extremely; kill, KNOCK someone's SOCKS OFF: I read a lot of war books and mysteries and all, but they don't knock me out too much/ He knocked me out. He just killed me! (1942+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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