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The meaning of "out of sight"

" Out of sight "
Meaning:
Still used with its literal meaning of 'beyond the range of sight' but more commonly used in its hippie-era meaning of 'excellent; extraordinary'.
Example:
The other runners were good, but Usian Bolt was out of sight.
Where did it originate?:
USA, 19th century coinage before being re-used in the 1960s.
Where is it used?:
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