knock

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈnɒk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/nɑk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(nok)

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knock

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
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  1. [two, loud, sharp, repeated, light, thunderous, furious] knocks (on the door)
  2. there was a (sudden) knock [on, at] the door
  3. the knock [stirred, startled, woke] him
  4. woken up by the knock (on the door)
  5. took a knock to the [elbow, knee, leg]
  6. picked up a few knocks in the [game, match]
  7. has received (several) knocks from [critics, the press, her peers]
  8. [prevent, avoid, fix, eliminate] engine knock
  9. UK, sports: a match- [saving, winning] knock of [100]
  10. slang: the school of hard knocks
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