[nok] 1. verb
1) (to make a sharp noise by hitting or tapping, especially on a door etc to attract attention: Just then, someone knocked at the door.) bater
2) (to cause to move, especially to fall, by hitting (often accidentally): She knocked a vase on to the floor while she was dusting.) deitar ao chão
3) (to put into a certain state or position by hitting: He knocked the other man senseless.) bater
4) ((often with against, on) to strike against or bump into: She knocked against the table and spilt his cup of coffee; I knocked my head on the car door.) bater
2. noun
1) (an act of knocking or striking: She gave two knocks on the door; He had a nasty bruise from a knock he had received playing football.) pancada
2) (the sound made by a knock, especially on a door etc: Suddenly they heard a loud knock.) pancada
- knock-kneed
- knock about/around
- knock back
- knock down
- knock off
- knock out
- knock over
- knock up
- get knocked up
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[nɔk] n 1 pancada, golpe, batida. 2 som, produzido por uma pancada. 3 infortúnio, má sorte, revés, contratempo. 4 Amer crítica dura e freqüentemente fútil. • vt+vi 1 bater, dar pancadas, surrar. 2 derrubar batendo. 3 fazer ruído, barulho anormal (máquina). 4 impelir, arremessar. 5 Amer sl criticar, censurar. 6 Brit espantar, chocar, impressionar. he knocked them cold 1 ele os deixou inconscientes (com uma pancada). 2 ele os deixou atordoados. I am quite knocked up eu estou totalmente esgotado. I knocked him into a cocked hat eu lhe dei uma surra, eu o derrotei fragorosamente. that knocked him back a 100 dollars isto lhe custou 100 dólares. that knocks me estou surpreso. to knock about a) bater, tratar com violência. b) coll vaguear, perambular. to knock against someone a) encontrar alguém por acaso. b) encontrar por acaso. to knock against something colidir, chocar(-se), bater contra alguma coisa. to knock along andar ao acaso, passear ociosamente. to knock at the door bater à porta. to knock down a) abater, derrubar com uma pancada. b) fig deixar perplexo. c) arrematar, adjudicar (num leilão). d) coll abaixar os preços (de venda). to knock down for a song sl vender a troco de bananas, por nada. to knock for a loop a) derrotar. b) confundir, surpreender. to knock in enfiar com força. to knock off a) liquidar rapidamente. b) parar ou cessar o trabalho. knock it off! / pare com isso! c) deduzir, descontar. d) 4 sl matar. e) sl roubar. to knock one’s head against a brick wall bater com a cabeça na parede, encontrar total resistência. to knock on the head a) atordoar ou matar com uma pancada na cabeça. b) fig arruinar, frustrar. to knock out a) Sport eliminar. b) Box nocautear, vencer por nocaute. c) coll surpreender, impressionar. to knock the bottom out of a) refutar alegações num argumento. b) fig tirar a base, o fundamento a alguma coisa. to knock together fazer, montar ou compilar às pressas. to knock up a) golpear ou forçar para cima. b) acordar batendo à porta. c) fatigar, esgotar, cansar. d) montar ou organizar às pressas. e) sl ficar grávida.

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