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Synonyms for knock against

collide violently with an obstacle

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St Helens could be virtually at full strength, with prop Nick Fozzard the only player out after taking a knock against Castleford.
Collins picked up a knock against Banbridge Town on Saturday - a match which central defender John Convery missed due to injury, but he and fellow centre-half Darren Kelly are expected to return.
Keeper Allan Ferguson is expected to be fit despite picking up a knock against Caley Thistle, while Kevin James and John Henry are still out.
That's always been the knock against me; critics say I can't tell a story out of a paper bag.
He took a bad knock against Peterhead and had to come off.
The Dodgers were sixth with 206 homers, but relying on the home run was the biggest knock against them.
The whole thing is a bit of a mystery as he can't even remember taking a knock against Hearts and the first thing he knew about it was when it swelled up.
Roy and Belfour are two of the NHL's best goalies, but Roy almost always takes his game to another level in the playoffs; the knock against Belfour is he usually is more successful in the regular season.
Steve Hislop, Darren Mackie and Ritchie Hart have failed to recover, while David Bingham joins them on the sidelines after picking up a knock against Falkirk on Wednesday.
Midfield ace Georgi Nemsadze is another rated doubtful after picking up a knock against Queens.
He has featured in just 10 games and has been out since picking up at knock against Partick in December.
The player took a knock against Dumbarton on Saturday and an X-ray has now confirmed the full extent of the injury.
But the keeper reckoned he shouldn't have played at all after picking up a head knock against Neilston the week before.
The 22-year-old didn't feature against Wolfsburg or Ajax during the Dons trip to Portugal after picking up the knock against Celtic earlier this month and he's the second SPL star to find the winter break is bleak.
Scholes picked up an ankle knock against the French and is rated as "50-50" at best to feature in England's must-win second game.