Knocking - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈnɑːkɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word knocking
Brit.  |ˈnɒkɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word knocking
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to knock

noun

- the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)(syn: knock)

the knocking grew louder

Examples

Skaters were knocking into each other all over the ice.

...the lance struck squarely on the knight's shield, knocking him from his horse...

She barged through the door without even knocking.

He was knocking the ashes of his cutty on the floor.

I've been knocking away for ages, but nobody has answered the door.

I wear these old trousers for knocking about the garden.

Somebody is knocking at the door.

Austin went on knocking the bagatelle balls about.

Don't just barge in here without knocking.

We could make a bigger living space by knocking two rooms into one.

Gathering that information means knocking on doors and asking people questions.

Five countries have permanent seats on the UN Security Council but Germany and Japan, among others, are knocking on the door.

Travel agents are knocking £50 and sometimes £100 off the price of holidays.

Roland makes a lot of money knocking off copies of famous paintings.

Paul has been knocking out new songs for the album.

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