Translation of knock in French:

knock

Pronunciation: /nɒk/

n

  • 1 (blow) coup (m) (on sur de) (with de) a knock at the door un coup à la porte knock! knock! toc! toc!
  • 2 (setback) coup (m) to take a knock en prendre un coup

vt

  • 1 (strike) cogner [object] to knock one's head on sth se cogner la tête contre qch to knock sb unconscious assommer qn to knock sth off or out of sth faire tomber qch de qch

vi

  • 1 [branch, engine, object] cogner (on, against contre); [person] frapper (at, on à)
  • 2 (collide) to knock into or against sth heurter qch

Phrasal verbs

knock down

(deliberately) jeter [qn] à terre [person]; défoncer [door]; démolir [building]; (accidentally) renverser [person, object]; abattre [fence] 1.1 [buyer] faire baisser [price]; [seller] baisser [price]

knock off

arrêter de travailler
(cause to fall) faire tomber [person, object] 1.1 [fam] (reduce) to knock £10 off the price of sth réduire le prix de qch de 10 livres 1.2 [fam] knock it off! ça suffit!

knock out

casser [tooth] 1.1 (make unconscious) [person, blow] assommer; [drug] endormir; [boxer] mettre [qn] au tapis [opponent] 1.2 [Sport] éliminer [opponent, team]

knock over

renverser [person, object]

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