Übersetzung von “knock” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /nɒk/ us /nɑk/

B1 to hit a door with your closed hand so that people know you are there

There’s someone knocking at the door.

B1 to hit something or someone and make them or it move or fall down

golpear, tirar
He accidentally knocked the plate off the table.
noun uk /nɒk/ us /nɑk/

a sudden short noise made when something hits a surface

There was a knock at the door.

(Übersetzung von “knock” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


verb /nok/

to make a sharp noise by hitting or tapping, especially on a door etc to attract attention

golpear, llamar
Just then, someone knocked at the door.

to cause to move, especially to fall, by hitting (often accidentally)

tirar, hacer caer
She knocked a vase on to the floor while she was dusting.

to put into a certain state or position by hitting

He knocked the other man senseless.

(often with against, on) to strike against or bump into

She knocked against the table and spilt his cup of coffee
I knocked my head on the car door.
knocker noun

a piece of metal etc fixed to a door and used for knocking

a brass door knocker.
knock-kneed adjective

having legs that curve inwards abnormally at the knee

By the age of three, the child had become knock-kneed.
knock about/around phrasal verb

to treat in a rough and unkind manner, especially to hit repeatedly

pegar, maltratar
I’ve heard that her husband knocks her about.

to move about (in) in a casual manner without a definite destination or purpose

andar, recorrer, vagar
He spent six months knocking around before getting a job.

(with with) to be friendly with

juntarse, andar con alguien
I don’t like the boys he knocks about with.
knock back phrasal verb

to drink, especially quickly and in large quantities

beberse de un trago, beberse rápidamente, beberse en grandes cantidades
He knocked back three pints of beer in ten minutes.
knock down phrasal verb

to cause to fall by striking

He was so angry with the man that he knocked him down
The old lady was knocked down by a van as she crossed the street.

to reduce the price of (goods)

She bought a coat that had been knocked down to half-price.
knock off phrasal verb

to stop working

acabar, salir del trabajo
I knocked off at six o’clock after studying for four hours
What time do you knock off in this factory?
knock out phrasal verb

to make unconscious by a blow, or (in boxing) unable to recover within the required time

dejar sin conocimiento
The boxer knocked his opponent out in the third round.

to defeat and cause to retire from a competition

That team knocked us out in the semi-finals (noun knock-out).
knock over phrasal verb

to cause to fall from an upright position

volcar, tirar
The dog knocked over a chair as it rushed past.
knock up phrasal verb

(of opponents in a tennis match) to have a short practice before starting on the match (noun knock-up)

entrenar, pelotear
The two players were knocking up before their semi-final match.

(slang) to make a woman pregnant

dejar embarazada
She got knocked up when she was only 17 years old.
get knocked up

(slang) to get pregnant.

quedarse embarazada

(Übersetzung von “knock” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)