for a loop
phrasal into a state of amazement, confusion, or distress <
the news threw us for a loop
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • for a loop — See: KNOCK FOR A LOOP or THROW FOR A LOOP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for a loop — See: KNOCK FOR A LOOP or THROW FOR A LOOP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • knock for a loop — or[throw for a loop] {v. phr.}, {slang} To surprise very much. * /When I heard they were moving, I was really knocked for a loop./ * /The news of their marriage threw me for a loop./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • knock for a loop — or[throw for a loop] {v. phr.}, {slang} To surprise very much. * /When I heard they were moving, I was really knocked for a loop./ * /The news of their marriage threw me for a loop./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • knock for a loop — phrasal 1. a. overcome < knocked my opponent for a loop > b. demolish < knocked our idea for a loop > 2. dumbfound, amaze < the news knocked them for a loop > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • throw a loop — See: KNOCK FOR A LOOP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • throw a loop — See: KNOCK FOR A LOOP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • throw for a loss — {v. phr.} 1. To tackle a member of the opposing football team behind the place where his team had the ball at the beginning of the play; push the other team back so that they lose yardage in football. * /The Blues quarterback ran back and tried… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • throw for a loss — {v. phr.} 1. To tackle a member of the opposing football team behind the place where his team had the ball at the beginning of the play; push the other team back so that they lose yardage in football. * /The Blues quarterback ran back and tried… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Panasonic Toot-a-Loop Radio — The Toot a Loop Radio or Panasonic R 72 is a novelty radio made by Panasonic in the 1970s. This radio was designed to be wrapped around the wrist (provided your wrist wasn t too large). It also came with stickers for customizing the unit.… …   Wikipedia

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