Phrasal Verb: Knock back

Phrasal Verb: Knock back


Meaning: Cost someone a lot of money

Example: Your holiday must have KNOCKED you BACK a bit.

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Phrasal Verb: Knock back


Meaning: Finish a drink quickly, drink a lot of alcohol

Example: The pub was closing so we KNOCKED our drinks BACK and left.

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Phrasal Verb: Knock back


Meaning: Shock

Example: It really KNOCKED me BACK when I heard they had been killed.

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