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knock sth down

phrasal verb with knock uk   /nɒk/  us   /nɑːk/ verb
B2 to destroy a building or part of a building: There are plans to knock the library down and replace it with a hotel complex.figurative She easily knocked down every argument he put up.
Translations of “knock sth down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 拆掉,拆毀(建築物等)…
in Russian сносить (дом и т. д.)…
in Turkish yıkmak, yerle bir etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拆掉,拆毁(建筑物等)…
in Polish zburzyć coś…
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