knock

[nok] 1. verb
1) (to make a sharp noise by hitting or tapping, especially on a door etc to attract attention: Just then, someone knocked at the door.) potrkati
2) (to cause to move, especially to fall, by hitting (often accidentally): She knocked a vase on to the floor while she was dusting.) suniti, zbiti
3) (to put into a certain state or position by hitting: He knocked the other man senseless.) udariti
4) ((often with against, on) to strike against or bump into: She knocked against the table and spilt his cup of coffee; I knocked my head on the car door.) zadeti (se) ob
2. noun
1) (an act of knocking or striking: She gave two knocks on the door; He had a nasty bruise from a knock he had received playing football.) udarec
2) (the sound made by a knock, especially on a door etc: Suddenly they heard a loud knock.) trkanje
- knock-kneed
- knock about/around
- knock back
- knock down
- knock off
- knock out
- knock over
- knock up
- get knocked up
* * *
I [nɔk]
noun
udarec, sunek; trkanje; ropotanje motorja
American slang neugodna kritika; slang to take the knock — pretrpeti hudo denarno izgubo
there is a knock — nekdo trka
to give a double knock — dvakrat potrkati
II [nɔk]
1.
transitive verb
udariti, suniti; tolči, trkati, potrkati (at, on na, po); colloquially osupniti, zaprepastiti, sapo vzeti; American slang ostro kritizirati, zmesti;
2.
intransitive verb
tolči, razbijati, trkati; trčiti, udariti (against, into ob, v); ropotati (motor); American colloquially godrnjati
to knock the bottom out of — dokazati neresničnost, izpodbiti kaj
to knock cold — udariti do nezavesti
to knock at an open door — po nepotrebnem se truditi
to knock on the head — ubiti, udariti do nezavesti; figuratively zadati udarec, onemogočiti kaj
to knock one's head against (a brick wall) — udariti z glavo ob zid; figuratively riniti z glavo skozi zid
to knock s.th. into s.o. — ali to knock s.th. into s.o.'s head — vtepsti komu kaj v glavo
to knock all of a heap — presenetiti, osupniti
to knock into a cocked hat — uničiti, izmaličiti; zaprepastiti, potolči (nasprotnika)
to knock home — dobro zabiti; figuratively vtepsti komu kaj v glavo
to knock to pieces — razbiti na koščke
to knock into shape — navaditi na red
to knock s.o. into the middle of next week — udariti koga, da odleti; ven vreči, nagnati
to knock sideways — vreči iz tira
slang what knocks me — kar mi ne gre v glavo

English-Slovenian dictionary. 2013.

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