knock over (2)
This page is about the phrasal verb knock over (2)INFORMAL
to rob something like a bank or a shop
- 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
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
Contributor: Matt Errey