knock over (2)INFORMAL
Meaning: to rob something like a bank or a shopSynonym: rob
- knock over sth If drugs were given to addicts they wouldn't have to knock over stores and shops to get the money to buy them.
- knock over sth Terrorists have been knocking over banks to get money for weapons.
Nouns often used as objects with knock over (2): bank, store, jewellery store, liquor store, gold shop, gun shop, pawn shop
Variety: This is typically used in American and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
If you're going to knock over a bank, you'll probably need
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Contributor: Matt Errey