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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyknock down
he/she/itknocks down
present participleknocking down
past tenseknocked down
past participleknocked down
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  1. 1
    to deliberately destroy a building or wall
    The far wall could be knocked down to make the room bigger.
  2. 2

    knock down


    knock over

    British to hit someone with a vehicle so that they are injured or killed
    Sue was knocked down just yards from her home.
  3. 3
    informal to reduce a price or amount
    They knocked the price of a glass of wine down to $1.45.
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