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knock down

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento

Translation of knock down in Spanish:

  • 2 [colloquial/familiar] 2.1 (reduce) [price/charge] rebajar we knocked her down to £150 (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) conseguimos que nos rebajara el precio a 150 libras 2.2 (at auction) it was knocked down at £60 se subastó or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) se remató en 60 libras in the end it was knocked down to Mr Smith finalmente se lo adjudicaron al señor Smith
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