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knocked for a loop

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past tense of knock for a loop

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2 to make a strong impression on (someone) with something unexpected
  • She was knocked for a loop when she heard she got three job offers in one week.

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3 to make senseless or dizzy by a blow
  • She was knocked for a loop by the impact of the airbag when it deployed.

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“Knocked for a loop.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/knocked%20for%20a%20loop. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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