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Phrasal Verbs

knock off (4)

This page is about the phrasal verb knock off (4)

INFORMAL

Meaning

to reduce something, like a price or an amount

For example

  • knock off sth I'll bargain with her and see if she'll knock off a few dollars for us.

  • knock sth off They've already knocked ten percent off the usual price, so they probably won't knock any more off.

Quick Quiz

Mark has knocked two seconds off his previous best time of 4 minutes and 20 seconds. His best time is now

a. 4 minutes and 18 seconds

b. 4 minutes and 22 seconds

c. 4 minutes and 20.2 seconds

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