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knock

Meaning: to criticize someone or something

For example:

  • Don't knock something until you've given it a try.

  • A: Why do people always knock the Americans? B: I guess it's because they keep making trouble for the world with their wars and their economic meltdowns.

Quick Quiz:

If you're always knocking someone, they'll probably end up
  1. hating you
  2. liking you
  3. thanking you

Discuss: knock

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