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    #1

    take someone out at the knee, etc

    Hello,

    What does it mean if I say, 'take someone out at the knee'? Thank you


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    Re: take someone out at the knee, etc

    Welcome to the forums.

    You need to give us the sentence in which this phrase appeared, wth the context of the sentence.

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    Re: take someone out at the knee, etc

    Quote Originally Posted by newbee View Post
    Hello,

    What does it mean if I say, 'take someone out at the knee'? Thank you
    It would mean to injure/ hurt someone in that area of the body. I would think that your phrase is mostly used in various forms of martial arts and possibly some fields sports, like rugby.
    Probably not the sort of thing you want to go around saying, especially to your friends.
    Of course, you can 'take someone out on a knees up', and that would bring a smile to everyone's face.

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    Re: take someone out at the knee, etc

    Quote Originally Posted by newbee View Post
    Hello,

    What does it mean if I say, 'take someone out at the knee'? Thank you
    There is a saying, "to take someone off at the knee" which means "to humiliate or diminish someone". As Anglika said more context would help.

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