knock oneself out

knock oneself out
To go ahead; to do as one pleases

"Im going to the store." / "Knock yourself out."


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  • knock oneself out — {v. phr.}, {informal} To work very hard; make a great effort. * /Mrs. Ross knocked herself out planning her daughter s wedding./ * /Tom knocked himself out to give his guests a good time./ Compare: BREAK ONE S NECK, FALL OVER BACKWARDS, OUT OF… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • knock oneself out — {v. phr.}, {informal} To work very hard; make a great effort. * /Mrs. Ross knocked herself out planning her daughter s wedding./ * /Tom knocked himself out to give his guests a good time./ Compare: BREAK ONE S NECK, FALL OVER BACKWARDS, OUT OF… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • knock\ oneself\ out — v. phr. informal To work very hard; make a great effort. Mrs. Ross knocked herself out planning her daughter s wedding. Tom knocked himself out to give his guests a good time. Compare: break one s neck, fall over backwards, out of one s way …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Knock oneself out — exhaust oneself by excessive mental or physical work …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • knock oneself out — Australian Slang exhaust oneself by excessive mental or physical work …   English dialects glossary

  • knock oneself out — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. slave, labor, do one s utmost, exhaust oneself; see tire 1 , 2 , work 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • knock oneself out — make a great effort They really knocked themselves out trying to make the party successful …   Idioms and examples

  • knock someone out — 1 I hit him and knocked him out: KNOCK UNCONSCIOUS, knock senseless; floor, prostrate; informal lay out, put out cold, KO, kayo. 2 England was knocked out: ELIMINATE, beat, defeat, vanquish, overwhelm …   Useful english dictionary

  • knock oneself out — make an enormous effort, try very hard, go the extra mile (Informal) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • knock — [näk] vi. [ME knokken < OE cnocian, akin to ON knoka, MHG knochen, to press < echoic base > KNACK] 1. to strike a blow or blows with the fist or some hard object; esp., to rap on a door 2. to bump; collide; clash 3. to make a thumping,… …   English World dictionary

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