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    out of all knowledge

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    A head of school is talking to the teacher:

    You have already improved my school out of all knowledge; you have talent, intelligence, breeding and integrity, all of which I admire very much.

    How should I understand the phrase "out of all knowledge"?

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    Re: out of all knowledge

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post


    You have already improved my school out of all knowledge; you have talent, intelligence, breeding and integrity, all of which I admire very much.

    How should I understand the phrase "out of all knowledge"?
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    The usual phrase is out of all recognition. See this FrazeIt page for its use in context (the first three examples):

    out of all recognition - FrazeIt Search

    It means the school has been greatly improved.

    Rover
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 09-Jun-2011 at 16:50.

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