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knock sth out

informal phrasal verb with knock
 
 
/nɒk/ verb [T]
to produce something quickly without spending time thinking about the details: Modern computer games take a long time to develop; you can no longer knock one out in three months.
to stop a machine, system, etc. from working: Powerful storms knocked out electricity to more than a million customers in the area in July.
Translations of “knock sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 創作, 倉促完成, 草草擬出…
in Chinese (Simplified) 创作, 仓促完成, 草草拟出…
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