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English definition of “knock sb/sth down”

knock sb/sth down

(HIT) phrasal verb with knock     /nɒk/ US  /nɑːk/ verb
to cause someone or something to fall to the ground by hitting him, her, or itPushing and shoving
(Definition of knock sb/sth down (HIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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