Knock down - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈnɑːk ˈdaʊn|  American pronunciation of the word knock down
Brit.  |ˈnɒkdaʊn|  British pronunciation of the word knock down

verb

- cause to come or go down (syn: down)
- knock down with force (syn: coldcock, deck, dump, floor)
- shatter as if by explosion (syn: blast)

Examples

It was a pity that the old theatre had to be knocked down to make way for the widening of the road.

The furniture has been knocked down ready for the buyer to put it together himself.

...she's knocking down a good salary, but she has to work very hard...

...right after the holidays the stores start to knock down the window displays...

His speech was poorly prepared, and I soon knocked down his argument.

The price was knocked down to $3.

...walloped the branches of the pear tree with a stick in an effort to knock down some fruit...

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