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How to use knock in a sentence
Even though arthritis swells beneath both of my knock knees.How a Plus-Size Hiker Found Her Footing on the Trail | syadron | August 22, 2021 | Outside Online
The “never voted” line is a knock at Carey, who has never held office.The Trailer: Who sponsored this message? Why you're seeing so many ads so far from the midterms. | David Weigel | July 29, 2021 | Washington Post
They plan to spend a week of vacation wallowing in the glorious luxuries of a house they are not rich enough to own but are rich enough to aspire toward — but then, on their first night at the house, there’s a knock at the door.
Perhaps the biggest knock on the play-in tournament is that it is somewhat difficult to explain.LeBron James wants the NBA’s play-in guy fired. The NBA’s play-in guy disagrees. | Ben Golliver | May 5, 2021 | Washington Post
Mallory Talbott, who manages a barbecue restaurant, said parents knew to call the house phone if no one answered a knock.The Child Care Industry Was Collapsing. Mrs. Jackie Bet Everything on an Impossible Dream to Save It. | by Lizzie Presser | May 1, 2021 | ProPublica
This courageous act earned him a late-night knock on the door with orders for Serna to vamos from Cuba.
In the back of my mind I was wondering how much time we had before there might be an ominous knock at the door.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind | Brin-Jonathan Butler | December 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I was writing Lorrie Moore knock-off short stories before I switched to nonfiction.Meghan Daum On Tackling The Unspeakable Parts Of Life | David Yaffe | December 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Still, we had the 13 dwarves to deal with, but at least in this movie we get to knock a couple off, which is a relief.‘No Regrets’: Peter Jackson Says Goodbye to Middle-Earth | Alex Suskind | December 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But hey, if you want to take on Cosby for telling you to stay in school, knock yourself out.
If the Turks get hold of a lot of fresh men and throw them upon us during the night,—perhaps they may knock us off into the sea.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
There was no response to the knock, and Davy cautiously pushed open the door and went in.Davy and The Goblin | Charles E. Carryl
Captain Lovelock got up as well; Bernard heard him knock over his little gilded chair.Confidence | Henry James
“I think it is a knock at the door,” said Mr. Pickwick, as if there could be the smallest doubt of the fact!The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2) | Charles Dickens
But a knock at the door interrupted them; the discreet Capt entered, bearing a telegram upon a salver.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
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