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English definition of “knock sb's block off”

knock sb's block off

informal
If you say that you will knock someone's block off, you are threatening to hit them very hard, especially on the head: I'll knock his block off if he tries anything with me!Hitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain
(Definition of knock sb's block off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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