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criticize

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knock about or around

knock about or around with someone

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  • mix with
  • associate with
  • mingle with
  • hang out with
  • hang with
  • be friends with
  • consort with
  • run around with
  • hobnob with
  • socialize with
  • accompany
  • hang about with
  • fraternize with

knock it off

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knock someone down

knock someone out: floor

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knock someone out: eliminate

knock someone out: impress

knock someone up: wake up

knock someone up: make pregnant

knock something back

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knock something down: reduce

knock something off: steal

knock something off: remove

knock something or someone back

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to make a noise by striking

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to find fault with

knock about: to be rough or brutal with

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knock about: to injure or damage, as by abuse or heavy wear

knock about: to speak together and exchange ideas and opinions about

knock down: to cause to fall, as from a shot or blow

knock down: to pull down or break up so that reconstruction is impossible

knock off: to take away (a quantity) from another quantity

knock off: to take the life of (a person or persons) unlawfully

knock off: to take property or possessions from (a person or company, for example) unlawfully and usually forcibly

knock out: to render powerless or motionless, as by inflicting severe injury

knock out: to make extremely tired

knock over: to turn or cause to turn from a vertical or horizontal position

the sound made by a light blow

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Synonyms for knock

the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)

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negative criticism

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a vigorous blow

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a bad experience

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the act of hitting vigorously

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deliver a sharp blow or push :"He knocked the glass clear across the room"

rap with the knuckles

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make light, repeated taps on a surface

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sound like a car engine that is firing too early

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On Saturday night, Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper Kane Williamson played a brilliant unbeaten knock of 70 carrying the hopes of his team which had lost its star players David Warner and Jonny Bairstow to international commitments.
Lara had played a similar knock against the Aussies in 1999 in the third Test against Australia as the legendary left-handed batter single-handedly secured victory for the Windies.
In this paper, we present the enhanced version of Knock Code, where security is significantly higher than the original scheme while providing more convenience.
Charmingly illustrated by Guy Francis and an wonderfully entertaining tale by Tammi Sauer, "Knock Knock" is a fresh and innovative method of humorous storytelling that uses knock-knock jokes to tell the story of Bear and his woodland friends Raccoon, Rabbit, Turtle, and others.
PChome Thai is holding the "Knock Knock Taiwan" shopping festival between now and early Nov., during which Thai residents will enjoy freight-free service by placing orders of products from Taiwan, spotlighting electronic devices, cosmetics, maternity stuff, and sports and leisure items.
'The only difference is that Bradley was very elusive, very fast, very athletic but he didn't have the knockout power punch to knock out Pacquiao,' he said.
Through familiar and entertaining episodes at home and in the office, a single knock hardly seems trivial.
Now, just knock twice and see what's inside without even opening the door.
The North Carolina Court of Appeals has added another decision to an already robust collection of opinions that suppressed critical evidence obtained during so-called police "knock and talks" at a suspect's residence.
That's because many, 15 to be specific, are alumni of the School of Hard Knock Knocks.
Attend, it said, or face the consequences of cops knocking on your doors - a known part of Tokhang, which meant to knock and plead.
Peter says: "At least 800 phrases we still speak were coined by Shakespeare: The be all and end all; a blinking idiot; cruel to be kind; good riddance; method in the madness; more sinned against than sinning; too much of a good thing and many more." He also adds the surprising suggestion that the great man also created the knock knock joke in Macbeth in 1606.