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knock sth off

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


UK slang (US knock sth over) to ​steal something: He has a ​stack of ​computerequipment he's ​knocked off fromvariousshops. He was ​caughtselling knocked-off ​carradios in the ​pub.


informal to ​produce something ​quickly and ​easily: She can ​knock off (= write) a ​novel in a ​couple of ​weeks.
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(Definition of knock sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “knock sth off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 偷窃, 抢劫, 偷…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偷竊, 搶劫, 偷…
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