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knock up

phrasal verb with knock uk   /nɒk/  us   /nɑːk/ verb
Players knock up before beginning a game of tennis or similar sport by hitting the ball to each other: The players have a couple of minutes to knock up before the match starts.
Translations of “knock up”
in Chinese (Traditional) (網球等運動中)賽前練習,賽前試打…
in Chinese (Simplified) (网球等运动中)赛前练习,赛前试打…
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