Knock it off!

This page is about the idiom Knock it off!


You can say "Knock it off!" when someone is doing something wrong, or something that's annoying you, and you want them to stop it.

For example

  • Lek was squirting everyone with his water pistol until his older brother grabbed him and said, "Knock it off, will you?"

  • The referee ran over to the players who were wrestling on the ground and said, "Knock it off or you'll both get a booking."

Quick Quiz

Their father told the two boys to knock it off when they were

a. doing their homework

b. running around the kitchen

c. going to sleep

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Contributor: Matt Errey