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English definition of “knock sth off”

knock sth off

(STEAL) (US knock sth over) slang phrasal verb with knock     /nɒk/ US  /nɑːk/ verb
to steal something: He has a stack of computer equipment he's knocked off from various shops. Terrorist groups are knocking off (US also knocking over) banks to get money. He was caught selling knocked-off car radios in the pub.Stealing
(Definition of knock sth off (STEAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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