knock together

Meaning: to make something quickly, or without putting too much thought into details

Synonym: knock up (British, informal), throw together

For example:

  • knock together sth Our designers are going to knock together a model so we can see how it'll look.

  • knock sth together We've got some investors coming this afternoon. Would it be possible to knock a presentation together for them?

Quick Quiz:

To celebrate the company's 17th anniversary, some of the staff have knocked together

a. some signs for the office

b. a glossy commemorative book

c. a gold watch for the manager

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