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knock back (1) Informal

Meaning: to take a drink, usually alcoholic

Synonym: down

For example:

  • knock back sth Every day after work, Steve and his mates knock back a few beers.

  • knock sth back The bartender poured Amy a whisky soda and she knocked it back and asked for another one.

Quick Quiz:

When they go to the pub on Saturday nights, Monica and her friends like to knock back
  1. their favourite songs
  2. a few strong drinks
  3. some salad sandwiches

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