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Phrasal Verbs

knock around (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb knock around (2)

INFORMAL

Meaning

If you knock around with someone, you spend time together because you're friends.

Synonym

knock about (informal), hang around (informal)

For example

  • knock around together Sam and I used to knock around together when we were kids, and we still keep in touch.

  • knock around with sb Who are these kids that Gary's knocking around with these days?

Quick Quiz

Ali and Mustafa were knocking around together because they

a. were fighting over a girl

b. needed the money

c. were best friends

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