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knock off (sth)

informal
phrasal verb with knock uk   us   /nɒk/ verb [T]
to ​stopworking, usually at the end of the day: I usually ​try to ​knock off early on a Friday. We didn't ​knock off ​work until 7:30.

knock off sth

phrasal verb with knock uk   us   /nɒk/ verb [T]
to ​produce a ​cheapcopy of someone else's ​product, usually ​illegally: Small ​companies may see their ​inventionsknocked off before they can make any ​money from them.
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(Definition of knock off (sth) from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “knock off (sth)”
in Chinese (Simplified) 停止(工作), 下班…
in Chinese (Traditional) 停止(工作), 下班…
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