What does knock mean slang?
British slang to have sexual intercourse with (a person) knock a person into the middle of next week informal to hit a person with a very heavy blow.
What does knocking on something mean?
knock on (something) 1. To strike something sharply and swiftly.
What does knock over mean slang?
rob, steal (from), take off. [slang] Visit the Thesaurus for More.
What does knocking shop mean in British slang?
British a slang word for brothel.
What does it mean to knock a girl up?
1. rude slang To impregnate someone. A noun or pronoun can be used between “knock” and “up.” I really hope I didn’t knock her up—I’m not ready to be a dad! 2. To awaken or call for someone by knocking at their door.
What does being knocked up mean?
to make pregnant
1 sometimes vulgar : to make pregnant. 2 British : rouse, summon.
What does knock on wood mean slang?
Some people say, “Knock on wood,” and then knock on something made of wood for good luck, when they have made a remark that has been true up to that point and they want it to continue to be true: “I’ve never had an accident yet, knock on wood.”
What does knocking at the door mean?
to be likely to happen soon, or to be starting to happen. Mike was in terrible trouble but it wasn’t long before help was knocking at his door. Easy Learning Idioms Dictionary.
What is meaning of knocked down?
1 : to strike to the ground with or as if with a sharp blow : fell. 2 : to dispose of (an item) to a bidder at an auction sale. 3 : to take apart : disassemble.
What is knock someone down?
to hit or push someone, especially accidentally, so that he or she falls to the ground: She was knocked down by a bus. I saw that bike rider knock a lady down.
What is a brass house?
A brasshouse is a brothel :up: 0.
Where did knocking shops originate?
Detailed word origin of knocking shop (figurative) criticism. An abrupt rapping sound, as from an impact of a hard object against wood.