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Knock someone out

verb phrase


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  • Knock someone up

    verb phrase

  • Knock something down

    verb phrase To sell something at auction: I’ll knock it down to you for three bucks [1760+; probably fr the gavel blow given by an auctioneer to signal and conclude a sale]

  • Knock something into a cocked hat

    verb phrase To demolish, esp to disprove, invalidate, or show the falsity of a statement, plea, etc: This knocks our whole case into a cocked hat [1833+; literally ”flatten,” since a naval officer’s cocked hat could be flattened]

  • Knock something out

    verb phrase To make or produce, esp rather quickly and crudely: I haven’t got time to knock the script out myself (1856+)

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