HIT[T]B1to hit something or someone and make them move or fall down: He accidentally knocked the vase off the table.I knocked over the mug.He was knocked unconscious by the blast.Hitting against objects accidentally and collidingHitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain
CRITICIZE[T]informal›to criticize someone or something, often unfairly: She knocks every suggestion I make.Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.
by Liz Walter,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.
informal a person who marries in later life Newly retired and now newlywed – rise of the ‘silver splicers’ Reaching pension age becomes a trigger to tie the knot as baby-boomers begin to redefine retirement