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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.

knock

/throw for a loop
Slang To surprise tremendously; astonish.
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They are only afraid that he may knock something down, or trip over something when he comes into the room.
"There just does seem to be an attitude in Newport that if you can knock something, you knock it," he said.
Feminism is not just bringing hammers to knock something down, to knock down old power structures.
"That's the thing about these kids, our defense keeps us in games, so if we can limit the scoring, even if they get a few, we know we're good enough offensive players it's not going to take us long to knock something down," said Mother McAuley coach Ashley Luke Clanton, a Waubonsie Valley graduate.
So the first sees four families aiming to knock something up within a PS10 budget.
"We are trying to knock something off my hubby's bucket list," she said.
With our short films at Sundance, they were kind of handmade by Mark and me and some of our closest friends, and I think these brands and these companies are interested in our reduced production cost and our sort of like "let's pull a few people together, let's make something that's inspired and with the lightning that's striking right now." We have the ability--and the way that we like to work, to knock something out in a few days--and it seems like there's a lack of agility in the ad world, as far as we've been told.
It's often easier to knock something old down than to adapt it.
At most social functions, fearful that he would trip, bump into someone, or knock something over, his wife propelled him around.
He added: "Aston Villa would have to knock something like PS50 million off their wage bill.
We train them to sit immediately so they don't knock something over.
You can use a kit or, better still, knock something up yourself - even I could manage the simple carpentry involved.
Every time I come out, I want to knock something off my bucket list.
He would occasionally take a corner too sharp and clip a wall or knock something off a table.
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