knock off (2)
This page is about the phrasal verb knock off (2)INFORMAL
to steal something
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.
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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