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knock

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noun
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verb
1 verb strike TRANSITIVEbuail verb  c m uhe knocked his head on the cupboard bhuail sé a chloigeann faoin gcófraI knocked my hand off the rail bhuail mé mo lámh faoin ráillehe knocked the ball into the net bhuail sé an liathróid isteach san eangachhe knocked the bag out of my hand leag sé an mála amach as mo lámh 2 verb strike sb hard, causing them to fall etc TRANSITIVEbuail verb  c m uleag verb  c m uhe knocked the man across the room with his fist bhuail sé an fear trasna an tseomra lena dhornhe was knocked off his horse leagadh dá chapall éshe was knocked out cold fágadh gan aithne gan urlabhra í, níor fágadh mothú ná arraing inti
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3 verb CONSTR, DIY breach wall etc TRANSITIVEhe knocked a hole in the wall chuir sé poll sa bhalla, rinne sé poll sa bhallashe knocked two rooms into one rinne sí seomra amháin de phéire 4 verb make a tapping noise INTRANSITIVEcnag verb  c m ubheith ag cnagarnachI knocked and entered chnag mé ar an doras agus isteach liom 5 verb criticise, disparage TRANSITIVEcaith anuas arcáin verb  c m ulochtaigh verb  c m udon't knock it ná cáin é, ná bí á cháineadh, is beag an locht é 6 verb undermine TRANSITIVEbeaguchtach a chur arlagmhisneach a chur arthat knocked my confidence chuir sé sin beaguchtach ormmy confidence has been knocked tá lagmhisneach tagtha orm, tá cuid den mhuinín caillte agam
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7 noun SPOR blow, impactbuille masc4  c m ushe got a knock on the head fuair sí buille sa chloigeann 8 noun tapping noisecnag masc1  c m ubuille masc4  c m ucnagarnach fem2  c m uthere was a knock at the door buaileadh cnag ar an dorasthere's a knock in the engine tá gliogar san inneall, tá cnagarnach san inneall 9 noun setbackbuille masc4  c m uábhar díomá  c m uwe've taken a few knocks but we always bounce back buaileadh cúpla buille orainn ach tá teacht aniar ionainn
phrases

to knock heads together

informal (also

to knock sb's heads together

) tabhairt ar dhaoine éirí as bheith ag argóintdaoine a chur ag caint le chéile

knock it off!

informal cuir uait!éirigh as!nach stopfá!

to knock sb sideways

informal (also

to knock sb for six

) croitheadh a bhaint as duineduine a thógáil as a mháithreachaan bonn a bhaint de dhuinethe news knocked me sideways bhain an nuacht croitheadh asam, chuir an nuacht isteach go mór ormthe flu knocked me sideways bhí mé maraithe amach ag an bhfliú, bhí mé tnáite ón bhfliú

to knock sb's block off

informal crústáil a thabhairt do dhuinelasc sa cheann a thabhairt do dhuinean cloigeann a bhaint de dhuine

to knock sb's socks off

informal dul i bhfeidhm go mór ar dhuinean anáil a bhaint de dhuinethis view will knock your socks off bainfidh an radharc seo an anáil díother last book really knocked my socks off bhí mé iontach tógtha leis an leabhar deiridh dá cuid, bhí mé craiceáilte faoin leabhar deiridh a scríobh sí

to knock some sense into sb

(also

to knock some sense into sb's head

) informal ceacht a mhúineadh do dhuineciall a mhúineadh do dhuinethat'll knock some sense into his thick head múinfidh sé sin ciall don leibide

to knock spots off sth

informal he knocked spots off his opponent ní raibh gaire ar bith ag a chéile comhraic air, bhí sé i bhfad Éireann ní b'fhearr ná a chéile comhraic

to knock sth into shape

cruth agus caoi a chur ar rudslacht a chur ar rudbailchríoch a chur ar rudfinances have to be knocked into shape caithfear slacht a chur ar chúrsaí airgid, ní mór cúrsaí airgid a chur ina gceart

to knock sth on the head

informal 1 put an end to sthdeireadh a chur le rudstop a chur le rudshe knocked my plans on the head chuir sí deireadh le mo chuid pleananna 2 choose not to do sthdiúltú do rudhe knocked the tour on the head chinn sé gan dul ar an turas, shocraigh sé éirí as an turas 3 discredit, invalidatebréagnaighspior spear a dhéanamh dethe rumours have been knocked on the head cruthaíodh nach raibh aon bhunús leis na ráflaí, tá na ráflaí bréagnaithe

to knock the stuffing out of sb

informal croitheadh a bhaint as duinecur isteach go dona ar dhuinean ghaoth a bhaint as seolta duinehis death knocked the stuffing out of me bhain a bhás croitheadh asam, chaill mé mo mhisneach ar a bhás, chuir a bhás lagmhisneach orm

to knock the wind out of sb

(also

to knock the breath out of sb

) an anáil a bhaint de dhuine

knock yourself out!

informal (usually US) ironic ar aghaidh leat!seo leat!scaoil faoi!

to not knock a feather out of sb

informal it didn't knock a feather out of me níor chuir sé isteach ná amach orm, níor chuir sé aon mhairg orm, níor bhain sé feacadh asam, níor chuir sé aon chorrabhuais orm

sb's knees were knocking

(also

sb's knees were knocking together

) informal my knees were knocking before the show bhí mo chroí i mo bhéal roimh an seó, bhí mo dhá ghlúin ar creathadh roimh an seó, bhí mé sceimhlithe i mo bheatha roimh an seó

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