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English verb: blow out of the water

1. blow out of the water (emotion) surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off


SamplesI was floored when I heard that I was promoted.


ExamplesThe bad news will blow out of the water him, The good news will blow out of the water her


Synonymsball over, floor, shock, take aback


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)surprise


Narrower (hyponym)galvanise, galvanize, startle









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