knock about

knock about
1. noun
an informal game, usually football
2. verb
a) to spend time with someone as a friend

I used to knock about with John when we were younger.

b) To do a relaxing activity.

I like to knock about the garden on Saturdays.


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  • knock\ about — • knock about • knock around v To travel without a plan; go where you please. After he graduated from college, Joe knocked about for a year seeing the country before he went to work in his father s business. Compare: kick around …   Словарь американских идиом

  • knock about — ► knock about (or around) informal 1) travel or spend time without a specific purpose. 2) happen to be present. Main Entry: ↑knock …   English terms dictionary

  • knock about — index ill use Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • knock about — phrasal verb knock around or knock about Word forms knock around : present tense I/you/we/they knock around he/she/it knocks around present participle knocking around past tense knocked around past participle knocked around informal 1) British… …   English dictionary

  • knock about — travel without a plan, go where one pleases We decided to go to Brazil and knock about for a couple of months …   Idioms and examples

  • knock about/knock around  — [v] roam, wander drift, ramble, range, rove, traipse, travel, walk; concepts 151,224 Ant. stay, wait …   New thesaurus

  • knock about (or around) — informal 1》 spend time or travel without a specific purpose. 2》 happen to be present. → knock …   English new terms dictionary

  • knock about — Synonyms and related words: abuse, bat around, batter, bruise, buffet, bum, count ties, divagate, do violence to, do wrong by, do wrong to, drift, flit, gad, gad about, gallivant, go about, go the rounds, hit the road, hit the trail, hobo, ill… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • knock about — or[knock around] {v.} To travel without a plan; go where you please. * /After he graduated from college, Joe knocked about for a year seeing the country before he went to work in his father s business./ Compare: KICK AROUND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • knock about — or[knock around] {v.} To travel without a plan; go where you please. * /After he graduated from college, Joe knocked about for a year seeing the country before he went to work in his father s business./ Compare: KICK AROUND …   Dictionary of American idioms

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