knock sb off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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knock sb off

phrasal verb with knock uk   /nɒk/  us   /nɑːk/ verb

knock sb off (MURDER)

slang to ​murder someone: He ​hired a ​hitman to ​knock off a ​businessrival.

knock sb off (HAVE SEX)

offensive old-fashioned to have ​sex with someone
(Definition of knock sb off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “knock sb off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 谋杀, 杀死,谋杀,干掉(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 謀殺, 殺死,謀殺,幹掉(某人)…
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