knock their socks off (to)

 Defeat the competition.
 ► “In what AT&T declared was the largest interactive quality conference ever conducted, over 9,000 participants from 13 countries learned about giving customers knock-their-socks-off service.” (Quality Progress, July 1995, p. 14)

American business jargon. 2014.

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