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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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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Manchester has been knocking spots off Liverpool for years.
PRINCE CHARLES delighted locals in James Herriot country yesterday - by knocking spots off them at dominos.
JAMES Collins expressed Villa's delight at making the quarter-finals after knocking spots off Sunderland at both ends of the field.
He said: "It's better getting boys to play football instead of knocking spots off each other.
Action Man has been knocking spots off those foolish enough to take him on in the toy market since 1966, when he cost 32s6d (pounds 1.
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