knock off (1)

Meaning: to finish work for the day, to stop working

For example:

  • I usually start work at eight-thirty and knock off around five.

  • There's nothing else we can do today, so let's knock off and go down the pub.

Quick Quiz:

Debbie knocks off at six in the evening and

a. goes to work

b. goes home

c. works till midnight

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Contributor: Matt Errey