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WHAT DOES KNOCK-BACK MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Definition of knock-back in the English dictionary
The first definition of knock-back in the dictionary is a problem or rejection which delays your progress or which reverses some of the progress you have made; setback. Other definition of knock-back is a rejection, esp when you have applied for a job or something similar.Knock-Back is also failure to obtain parole.
The translations of knock-back from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «knock-back» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KNOCK-BACK» OVER TIME
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about knock-back
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KNOCK-BACK»
Discover the use of knock-back in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to knock-back and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Wordbook of Australian Idiom - Aussie Slang: No Worries! ...
knickers in a bloody knot' knock a bit off Discount— 'If yer paying cash I'll knock a
bit off for ya' knock about Roams fromplaceto place, job to job, an unsettled
person— 'He's a knock aboutand knows the ropes'knock back Cost of something
Kerrin P. Rowe, 2007
Knock—back is based on the damage rolled and is independ— ent of damage
reduction from armor or natural defenses. Defender's Size Damage Required for
Knock—Back T 5 S 10 M 15 L 20 H 25 G 30 For examPle, let's say tbat a figbter ...
David S. Kenzer, Steve Johansson, Jolly R. Blackburn
Cassell's Dictionary of Slang
4 [late 19C+] to associate with. knock about v.2 see KNOCK BACK v.2.
knockabout hand n. see LUMPER n.1. knockabout man n. 1 [late 19C-1950s] (
Aus.) (also knockabout) an unskilled labourer or handyman on a sheep station. 2
[1930s+] a ...
Jonathon Green, 2005
The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional ...
Hard from years of fights and self-defence and looking after number one and
scowling and knock-backs and disappointment and smacks and zero
expectations from day one. — Kevin Sampson, Outlaws, p. 163, 2001 • "Knock-back" is a term a ...
Eric Partridge, Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor, 2006
Dictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and ...
3. lie somewhere in the place. knock about/around with sb. or together Br. have
sex with them. knock back esp. Br.,Aus. col. 1. drink quickly orin a large quantities
: Knock back that dropof scotch, Paddy. P. Norman., Hey, fella, you're knocking it
V. S. Matyushenkov, 2010
Rune Factory Frontier: The Official Strategy Guide
Name Buy Sell Skill RP Def Mag Special/Effect Recipe Cookbook Description
Roasted Shrimp - 140 - - - - HP 8, RP63, Defense +21, Knock-back Frying Pan 50
; Shrimp Fly! Frying Pan 2 Shrimp that is seasoned and then Roasted whole.
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
See cobbler's door. knock(-)back, n. A refusal; a grave disappointment: coll.: C.20
. A specialisation is 'a bad result re adjudication/petition/ parole' (Home Office,
1978): prisoners'. The broader meaning is common also in Aus. and NZ.—2.
Eric Partridge, 2006
English/German Dictionary of Idioms: Supplement to the ...
(mit jm.) herumtreiben to (really/,..) knock s.o. about zurichten: jn. übe l/( an stand
ig/ganz schön/...) zurichten to knock s.th. back verkasematuckeln: etw.
verkasematuckeln to knock s.th. back in one trinken: ex trinken to have/to knockback/... a ...
Professor Hans Schemann, 2013
Ramblings of a Near Earth-Shattering Nature
Knock back another, friend. It came cheap in six. You planned to spend it
somewhere else, but the elsewhere was too far. Knock back another. Afterwards
you'll get your pick of colored pleasures in a box. Of Paisley and modge-podge
Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary
... (sfh) uk informal to cost someone a large amount of money: I bet that computer
knocked you back a few thousand. knock back (sth) [M] uk informal to quickly
drink something, especially a lot of alcohol: She was knocking back the
8 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KNOCK-BACK»
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Plans for free school for children with autism in Swale turned down …
Despite the initial knock-back, they resubmitted their proposal in October and met department representatives on January 28 to discuss their ... «Kent Online, Jul 15»
Occean brace for Odds Ballklub sinks outclassed Shamrock Rovers
... impressive Jone Samuelsen getting badly under the ball from a promising knock-back to balloon his shot high over Craig Hyland's crossbar. «Irish Examiner, Jul 15»
Craft of being daft: Comic Limmy talks about bringing the laughter to …
There's talk of Limmy working on stuff for the BBC, but most likely on something new given the knock-back for one of his most popular ... «Scottish Daily Record, Jul 15»
EconomyDraghi rejects notion ECB abandoned Greece
Slick as ever, Mario Draghi has a good knock-back to the accusation that the European Central Bank has hung Greece out to dry. "The ECB is ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
Blade & Soul (for PC)
Landing a counter lets you follow-up with a heavy knock-back strike. Sweeping is another skill available to the Kung-Fu master, which knocks ... «PC Magazine, Jul 15»
Happy Mondays: Time away equals family harmony
JUST had a knock-back, a life hiccup or a Monday morning moment? Think of it as an AFGO - Another Fantastic Growth Opportunity - and it ... «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
Recover from setbacks and bounce back stronger
... suggestion that we should learn from these experiences so that we can come back stronger (another cliché) from an inevitable knock-back. «The National, Jul 15»
Durham seeks judicial review over local plan knock-back
A county council has launched a legal challenge against a planning inspector's verdict earlier this year that the employment and housing ... «PlanningResource, May 15»
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