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knock sth off (sth)

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with knock   /nɒk/ us    /nɑːk/
to take a particular amount away from a price: The manager knocked $5 off because it was damaged.
Translations of “knock sth off (sth)”
in Chinese (Traditional) (從價格中)減去,除去…
in Russian снижать, сбавлять (цену)…
in Turkish indirim yapmak, fiyat kırmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) (从价格中)减去,除去…
in Polish opuszczać coś z ceny ( czegoś )…
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