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knock (something)

To judge or criticize something. Hey, pickles and ice cream are pretty good together—don't knock it!
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knock

tv. to criticize someone or something. Don’t knock it if you haven’t tried it.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

knock

/throw for a loop
Slang To surprise tremendously; astonish.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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When the spirit of the team is down such captain's knock can motivate the team.
Conversely, an aggressive strategy (i.e., calculating and applying also positive corrections) would require, apart from great confidence on knock measurement that is however needed, some guarantee (feedback) that the controller is not over-advancing the spark angle, for the same uncertainties explained above relating spark advance to combustion phasing.
Batting first, South Africa had put up 235 runs on the board in the first innings, to which Sri Lanka responded by scoring 191 in the first innings with Perera playing a crucial knock of 51 runs for The Lions.
Roughly speaking, Knock Code corresponds to the recall-based schemes among them.
Thai visitors will be able to take a close look at Taiwan's products and make purchases via QR code scans through the Knock Knock Taiwan platform.
Diaz said the only way for them to win the fight on July 15 is to knock Pacquiao out, and that going the distance with the Filipino superstar is not the way.
After conducting extensive consumer research, LG has incorporated this knock into its InstaView Door-in-Doorao refrigerator.
After extensive consumer research, LG has incorporated the "knock" feature into the InstaView Door-in-Door refrigerator.
Founded by comedy veteran, Ben Horowitz, and training & development expert, Morry Morgan, the School of Hard Knock Knocks runs from Sunday to Wednesday, with a graduation performance in front of 80 to 100 paying audience members on Thursday.
'If we do knock, it is up to the owner of the house if they will speak to us,' he said.
Engine knock is caused by autoignition of the unburned fuel gas mixture, the so-called end gas, ahead of the propagating flame in the engine cylinder.
When the porter is awakened from a drunken stupor by knocking at the door he invites three imaginary guests into his hangover, using knock knock to introduce each one.
We've teamed up with idyllic Crieff hideaway Knock Castle Hotel & Spa to give one lucky reader the chance to win a decadent overnight stay for two.
Knock Knock (18, PS19.99) MARRIED dad Evan Webber (Keanu Reeves) is home alone when, during a storm, two soaked and lost girls Bel (Ana de Armas) and Genesis (Lorenza Izzo) knock at the door and ask for help.