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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyknock together
he/she/itknocks together
present participleknocking together
past tenseknocked together
past participleknocked together
  1. 1
    to make two rooms or buildings into one room or building by removing a wall that separates them

    The two cottages had been knocked together.

  2. 2

    knock together


    knock up

    informal to produce something quickly and easily

    While you get dressed, I’ll knock together a quick dinner.

  3. 3
    I’ll knock your heads together spoken used for threatening to punish two people or groups who are fighting
See also main entry: knock


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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