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knock sb up

phrasal verb with knock uk   /nɒk/  us   /nɑːk/ verb

(WAKE UP)

UK informal to wake someone up by knocking on the door of their house or bedroom: I'm sorry to have to knock you up in the middle of the night.

(MAKE PREGNANT)

slang to make a woman pregnant: You don't want to get knocked up by some guy you hardly know.
Translations of “knock sb up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 醒來, 敲門叫醒(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 醒來, 敲门叫醒(某人)…
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