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phrasal verb informal
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present tense
I/you/we/theyknock off
he/she/itknocks off
present participleknocking off
past tenseknocked off
past participleknocked off
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive]knock off something to stop working

    Do you want to knock off early tonight?

    He knocks off work at 6.

  2. 3
    [transitive]knock something off something to reduce a price or an amount

    They’ll knock some off the price if you pick it up it yourself.

    Kelly knocked two seconds off her previous time.

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