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What does "knocks it out of the park" means?

example : "All should read this book as it knocks it out of the park"

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To "knock it out of the park" is a reference to a homerun in baseball - where the batter hits the ball clear out of the ball-park. It means to do extremely well. See this wikipedia page for this and other baseball related idioms.

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oh, i see, in allusion to a baseball action. i didn't know as it is not a popular sport here in our country. thanks for that sir. –  Vance Jan 21 at 19:59
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