knock sb sideways/for six Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Definition of “knock sb sideways/for six” - English Dictionary

"knock sb sideways/for six" in British English

See all translations

knock sb sideways/for six

UK informal to ​shock or ​upset someone very much, or to make someone very ​ill: That ​flu really ​knocked me ​sideways. The ​news of his ​deathknocked me for six.
(Definition of knock sb sideways/for six from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “knock sb sideways/for six”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)惊呆, 使(某人)大病一场…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)驚呆, 使(某人)大病一場…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

futuristic

strange and very modern, or intended or seeming to come from some imagined time in the future

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More