Knock Your Socks Off

Welcome to English in a minute!If something knocks your socks off,is it a good thing,or a bad thing? Knowck your socks off.Hey!Great job in the play last night.I was really impressed.Aw,thank you so much!And thank you for coming to the opening night.Well,I couldn’t believe it was you up there.The whole play really knocked my socks off.Maybe it’s time you gave up your day job after all? If something knocks your socks off,it means you’re really impressed,and maybe a bit surprised.In the past,to knock someone’s socks off actually meant to defeat someone.But today,we use this idiom in a very positive way.In the example,Jonathan’s performance really knocked Anna’s socks off!And that’s English in a minute!

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