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knock

Pronunciation: /nɒk/

Translation of knock in German:

v.t.

  • 1 (strike) (lightly) klopfen an (+ Akk.); (forcefully) schlagen gegen od. an (+ Akk.) knock a hole in sth ein Loch in etw. (Akk.) schlagen
  • 2 [infml], (criticize) herziehen über (+ Akk.) [ugs.]

v.i.

n.

  • Klopfen, das

Phrasal verbs

knock ˈdown

v.t. (in car) umfahren 1.1 (demolish) abreißen

knock ˈoff

v.t. knock off work [infml], (leave) Feierabend machen 1.1 (deduct) knock five pounds off the price es fünf Pfund billiger machen 1.2 [infml], (do quickly) aus dem Ärmel schütteln [ugs.] 1.3 [infml], (steal) klauen [salopp]
v.i. [infml] Feierabend machen

knock ˈout

v.t. (make unconscious) bewusstlos umfallen lassen 1.1 [Boxing] k.o. schlagen 1.2 [infml], (exhaust) kaputtmachen [ugs.]

knock ˈover

v.t. umstoßen; [Fahrer, Fahrzeug] umfahren [Person]

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