bowl me over

bowl me over
surprise me, blow me down
  

Well, bowl me over! You've done your homework!


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  • bowl someone over — bowl (someone) over 1. to completely surprise someone. I was totally bowled over by the beautiful gift from the office staff. The party completely bowled him over. 2. to cause someone to fall by hitting them with your body. Reagan burst through… …   New idioms dictionary

  • bowl someone over — 1 the explosion bowled us over: KNOCK DOWN/OVER, fell, floor, prostrate. 2 (informal) I have been bowled over by your generosity: OVERWHELM, astound, astonish, overawe, dumbfound, stagger …   Useful english dictionary

  • bowl someone over — 1) the explosion bowled us over Syn: knock down/over, fell, floor, prostrate 2) informal I have been bowled over by your generosity Syn: overwhelm, astound, astonish, overawe, awe, dumbfound, stagger …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • bowl someone over — knock someone down. → bowl …   English new terms dictionary

  • ˌbowl sb ˈover — phrasal verb to surprise someone by being very impressive or unexpected We were bowled over by the beauty of the landscape.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • bowl somebody over — …   Useful english dictionary

  • bowl over — bowl (someone) over 1. to completely surprise someone. I was totally bowled over by the beautiful gift from the office staff. The party completely bowled him over. 2. to cause someone to fall by hitting them with your body. Reagan burst through… …   New idioms dictionary

  • bowl over — verb 1. cause to overturn from an upright or normal position The cat knocked over the flower vase the clumsy customer turned over the vase he tumped over his beer • Syn: ↑overturn, ↑tip over, ↑turn over, ↑upset, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bowl — I. /boʊl / (say bohl) noun 1. a rather deep, round dish or basin, used chiefly for holding liquids, food, etc. 2. the contents of a bowl. 3. a rounded, hollow part: the bowl of a pipe. 4. a large drinking cup; a goblet. 5. → skate bowl. 6.… …  

  • bowl*/*/ — [bəʊl] noun [C] I 1) a round container that you use for eating, serving, or preparing food In a large bowl, mix together the eggs, sugar, and butter.[/ex] a bowl of fruit/soup[/ex] 2) the food in a bowl, or the amount that a bowl contains I… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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