knock the habit

knock the habit

to stop using drugs; to break a drug addiction. I just can't knock the habit. He tried to knock the habit by drinking lots of booze.
See also: habit, knock

knock the habit

tv. to stop using drugs; to break a drug addiction. (see also kick the habit.) I just can’t knock the habit.
See also: habit, knock
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GIVE up the heartache you'll be storing from smoking and go into spring tobacco-free with these reasons to knock the habit on the head: | Quitting a 10-a-day habit, you could save more than PS1,000 a year - rather than smoking away your dream holiday or that new kitchen, why not make it happen?
And let's knock the habit of lying and cheating once and for all.
This EU suggestion is aimed at reducing the environmental impact of heating the great outdoors, but may be yet another incentive to smokers to finally knock the habit on the head.
It's time to knock the habit of evergreen turf, he maintains.
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