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knock sth off (sth)

phrasal verb with knock
 
 
/nɒk/ verb
to take a particular amount away from something, usually a price: The manager knocked $5 off because it was damaged.Value and price decreases
Translations of “knock sth off (sth)”
in Chinese (Traditional) (從價格中)減去,除去…
in Russian снижать, сбавлять (цену)…
in Turkish indirim yapmak, fiyat kırmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) (从价格中)减去,除去…
in Polish opuszczać coś z ceny ( czegoś )…
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