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knock up

phrasal verb with knock uk   /nɒk/  us   /nɑːk/ verb
Players ​knock up before ​beginning a ​game of ​tennis or ​similarsport by ​hitting the ​ball to each other: The ​players have a ​couple of ​minutes to ​knock up before the ​matchstarts.

knock-upnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈnɒk.ʌp/  us   /ˈnɑːk-/
a ​shorttime before the ​start of a ​game of ​tennis or a ​similarsport when ​playerspractise by ​hitting the ​ball to each other: Let's have a ​quick knock-up before the ​game.
(Definition of knock up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “knock up”
in Chinese (Simplified) (网球等运动中)赛前练习,赛前试打…
in Chinese (Traditional) (網球等運動中)賽前練習,賽前試打…
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