knock off (2)INFORMAL
Meaning: to steal somethingSynonym: rip off (informal), steal
- knock off sth Jimmy got into trouble when he was caught knocking off sweets from the school canteen.
- knock sth off If you have a party in your home, hide anything valuable or someone might knock it off.
Variety: This is typically used in British and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
After someone knocked off Mike's bicycle, he
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Contributor: Matt Errey