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knock sth off

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

(STEAL)

UK slang ( US knock sth over) to steal something: He has a stack of computer equipment he's knocked off from various shops. He was caught selling knocked-off car radios in the pub.

(PRODUCE)

informal to produce something quickly and easily: She can knock off (= write) a novel in a couple of weeks.
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Translations of “knock sth off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 偷竊, 搶劫, 偷…
in Chinese (Simplified) 偷窃, 抢劫, 偷…
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