Two days later, in a doubleheader against the White Sox, he socked his 54th, a two-run shot in the fifth inning.
Did you not cheer when she socked him after he called her a “dyke”?
Then, the Kennedys were socked in the jaw when Caroline was deemed, in humiliatingly public fashion, not ready for prime time.
Surely, by early 2015 some of the higher profile GOP presidential aspirants will have socked away a few million dollars.
The calves are snatched out and the "jimption is socked to 'em," as the boys express it.
He sounded like one wrong word and I would get socked in the teeth.
"They would have socked it to him, I reckon," Jimmy exclaimed, consonantly.
That certainly was a swindle he worked on you, gentlemen, and he socked it to you!
Archie mortgaged the Bar L-M, he socked a plaster worth twenty-five thousand dollars on it, the day before somebody put him out.
With precision and force, Nirea socked her sister in the left eye.
"knitted or woven covering for the foot, short stocking," early 14c., from Old English socc "slipper, light shoe," from Latin soccus "slipper, light low-heeled shoe," probably a variant of Greek sykchos, word for a kind of shoe, perhaps from Phrygian or another Asiatic language. The Latin word was borrowed generally in West Germanic, e.g. Middle Dutch socke, Dutch sok, Old High German soc, German Socke. To knock the socks off (someone) "beat thoroughly" is recorded from 1845, American English colloquial. Teen slang sock hop is c.1950, from notion of dancing without shoes.
"a blow, a hit with the fist," 1700, from or related to sock (v.1).
1700, "to beat, hit hard, pitch into," of uncertain origin. To sock it to (someone) first recorded 1877.
"to stash (money) away as savings," 1942, American English, from the notion of hiding one's money in a sock (see sock (n.1)).
A woman news reporter or writer who specializes in sentimental or human-interest material (1912+)
A very affecting tale, esp an account of one's disabling troubles; a story that disingenuously appeals to one's charitable nature: Do not weep crocodile tears over media sob stories (1913+)