CLOTHING EXPRESSIONS-3: meaning and examples
Today we continue our look at English expressions that use clothing in them. Today we will look at a couple more informal expressions, this time with the word sock (calcetín) in them.
Today's first expression is: to blow/knock somebody's socks off (informal)
Meaning: to surprise or impress someone very much.
The magazine is beautiful and combines colour and unusual design in a way that knocks your socks off.
Japan and Korea knocked the socks off the United States in tests of science and math.
Today's second expression is: to sock it to somebody (informal)
Meaning: to do something or tell someone something in a strong and effective way.
I'm sure your interview with the director will go well. Don't worry. Now go in there and sock it to him!
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