knock around (sth) Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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knock around (sth)

informal (UK also knock about (sth))
phrasal verb with knock uk   /nɒk/  us   /nɑːk/ verb
to be in a place that is not exactly known or in various places especially over a long period of time: I'm sure I've got a copy of "Lolita" knocking around somewhere. He spent years knocking around the Far East before the First World War.
(Definition of knock around (sth) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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