Meaning of knock spots off in English:

knock spots off


informal British
  • Easily outdo.

    • ‘So far, broadcasting certainly knocks spots off work experience at local papers, and I'm getting on top of new techniques, technology and tricks every day.’
    • ‘The Paris Metro knocks spots off London's Tube, but the standard map of the various lines and destinations can be a touch confusing for the uninitiated.’
    • ‘In terms of value for money, this knocks spots off many of the established brands of Champagne.’
    • ‘A small, cosy gem on Sherman Drive, this is a classic 1940s bar that knocks spots off most 1990s retro imitations.’