blow someone out of the water

To defeat utterly; SHOOT someone DOWN IN FLAMES: Are you afraid of being blown out of the water?/ Bradlee ”blew him (Tavoulareas) out of the water” (1960s+)
To astonish utterly; KNOCK one’s SOCKS OFF: These kids just blow you out of the water with the work they’ve done (1990s+)


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