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Pronunciation: /nɒk/

Translation of knock in Italian:


  • colpo (m) there was a knock at the door hanno bussato alla porta


  • bussare a [door]; [infml], (criticize) denigrare knock a hole in something fare un buco in qualcosa knock one's head battere la testa (on contro)


Phrasal verbs

knock about

vi [infml], girovagare

knock back

vt [infml] (drink quickly) buttar giù tutto d'un fiato

knock down

vt far cadere; (with fist) stendere con un pugno; (in car) investire; (demolish) abbattere; [infml], (reduce) ribassare [price]

knock off

vt [infml], (steal) fregare; [infml], (complete quickly) fare alla bell'e meglio
vi [infml], (cease work) staccare

knock out

vt eliminare; (make unconscious) mettere K.O.; [infml], (anaesthetize) addormentare

knock over

vt rovesciare; (in car) investire

knock up

vt [infml] (prepare quickly) buttare giù; [sl], (make pregnant) mettere incinta

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