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knock out

Translation of knock out in Spanish:

  • 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 1.1 (make unconscious) dejar sin sentido, hacer* perder el conocimiento, noquear she hit her head and knocked herself out se dio un golpe en la cabeza y perdió el conocimiento he was knocked out in the fourth round lo dejó K.O. or lo noqueó en el cuarto asalto 1.2 (destroy, damage) [colloquial/familiar] [target/installations] destruir* 1.3 (shock, overwhelm) [colloquial/familiar] the news knocked everybody out la noticia los dejó a todos anonadados we were knocked out by their generosity su generosidad nos dejó pasmados [colloquial/familiar] that song really knocks me out! ¡esa canción me enloquece! [colloquial/familiar] 1.4 (exhaust) [colloquial/familiar] dejar hecho polvo or para el arrastre or (Latin America/América Latina) de cama [colloquial/familiar]
  • 2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 2.1 (remove by hitting) [contents] vaciar* several teeth were knocked out perdió varios dientes to knock one's pipe out vaciar* la pipa 2.2 (of competition, tournament) eliminar they were knocked out in the third round quedaron eliminados or fuera en la tercera vuelta
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