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"knock sth off (sth)" in British English

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knock sth off (sth)

informal
phrasal verb with knock uk   /nɒk/  us   /nɑːk/ verb
to take a ​particularamount away from a ​price: The ​managerknocked $5 off because it was ​damaged.
(Definition of knock sth off (sth) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"knock sth off (sth)" in Business English

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knock sth off (sth)

informal
phrasal verb with knock uk   us   /nɒk/ verb [T]
to take a particular ​amount away from a ​price, ​value, etc.: Living next door to an empty ​home can also ​knock 10% off the ​value of your own ​property, say ​experts. Customers can ​knock hundreds of ​dollars off their ​energybills by ​following three simple ​steps. The ​supermarketjoined the ​fuelpricewar yesterday by ​knocking 5 ​cents a ​liter off its ​petrol and diesel ​prices.
(Definition of knock sth off (sth) from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “knock sth off (sth)”
in Chinese (Simplified) (从价格中)减去,除去…
in Turkish indirim yapmak, fiyat kırmak…
in Russian снижать, сбавлять (цену)…
in Chinese (Traditional) (從價格中)減去,除去…
in Polish opuszczać coś z ceny ( czegoś )…
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