knock off (3)
Meaning: to steal something
- My eldest son Justin was caught by store detectives after he'd knocked off a pair of jeans.
- I was worried about kids stealing stuff from our house during the party, but luckily they didn't knock anything off.
Variety: This is typically used in British and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
While we were away on holiday, someone knocked off
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Contributor: Matt Errey