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knock someone's eyes out

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knock someone's eyes out

verb phrase

To astonish and delight someone: But wa-ait a minute! I'm going to knock your eyes out! (1930s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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