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English definition of “take/have a knock”

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take/have a knock

to be damaged because of a bad experience: Her confidence took a hard knock when her application was rejected.
Translations of “take/have a knock”
in Chinese (Traditional) 遭受挫折…
in Chinese (Simplified) 遭受挫折…
(Definition of take/have a knock from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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