Blow Out of the Water

Nicole H. Daily Life, Newcomer Information

In today’s “English Idioms for Newcomers“, let’s take a look at this expression: blow out of the water.

What does “blow out of the water” mean?

• To destroy or defeat something or someone completely
• To thoroughly impress, overwhelm, or excite someone


• He won every tennis game we played. His performance blew mine out of the water.
• That circus show really blew me out of the water—I didn’t expect it to be so good!

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