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knock

tv. to criticize someone or something. Don’t knock it if you haven’t tried it.

knock

/throw for a loop
Slang To surprise tremendously; astonish.
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So now the wretch went for the third time to the house-door, knocked at it and said: 'Open the door for me, children, your dear little mother has come home, and has brought every one of you something back from the forest with her.
But when he began to walk and to move about, the stones in his stomach knocked against each other and rattled.
They were sent back to New Georgia, where the white men knocked seven bells out of them all around and put them to work.
He saw the boat boys knocked about, and one of them put in irons for three days with nothing to eat for the crime of breaking a rowlock while pulling.
On the evening of the 30th, a dark gentleman, wearing his beard, knocked at the door, and asked for a letter addressed to "J.
And in the midst of his seconds he went down, knocked down by a right-hand blow.
He was knocked to the canvas backwards, and sideways, was punched in the clinches and in the break-aways--stiff, jolty blows that dazed his brain and drove the strength from his muscles.
Then the captain brought down his battle-axe with such a strong blow that the private's spear was shattered and knocked from his grasp, and he was helpless to fight any longer.
The young lady interrupted the conversation at this point, by thrusting her head out of the bar-window, and inquiring of the waiter in a shrill voice whether that young man who had been knocked down was going to stand in the passage all night, or whether the entrance was to be left clear for other people.
He knocked again, harder than before, for behind him he heard the steps and the labored breathing of his persecutors.
They struck him with their fists, kicked him with their heavy shoes, knocked him down, and dragged him to his feet to knock him down again.
The words had barely left his mouth when he was knocked down by Leach.
said the locksmith, as he knocked softly at the widow's door.
No wonder then, that Nathaniel Pipkin was unable to take his eyes from the countenance of Miss Lobbs; no wonder that Miss Lobbs, finding herself stared at by a young man, withdrew her head from the window out of which she had been peeping, and shut the casement and pulled down the blind; no wonder that Nathaniel Pipkin, immediately thereafter, fell upon the young urchin who had previously offended, and cuffed and knocked him about to his heart's content.
It was you that--that knocked,' said the dwarf, getting up with a short groan, 'was it?