Spanish translation of 'knock back'
transitive verb + adverbSee also knock
1. [drink] beberse (de un trago)
he can certainly knock them back sabe darle al trago (inf)
2. (= cost)
it knocked me back £10 me costó 10 libras
3. (= shock) asombrar ⧫ pasmar (inf)
the smell knocks you back el olor echa para atrás (inf)
4. (informal) (= reject)
[person] rechazar ⧫ dar con la puerta en las narices a
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Example Sentences Including 'knock back'
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Those aided by the Help to Buy scheme could be knocked back to square one by such a measure.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But after getting knocked back so many times, he stopped trying.The Sun (2016)
He constantly auditions for things but gets knocked back.The Sun (2016)
Serve it well chilled to knock back the sweetness further.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The Trotters had tabled a bid earlier in the day but were knocked back.The Sun (2012)
Then you get a knock back, but generally you're always taking steps forward.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The 60-year-old actress knocked back one too many and looked ready to tipple over.The Sun (2006)
We are looking for things to stop the boredom and we've looked into volunteering but keep getting knocked back.The Sun (2014)
Your friends and family are relying on the chef to keep them safe, so hold off on knocking back too many beers until you're done cooking.The Sun (2016)
Few products lend themselves as easily to deception as wine, especially after knocking back the first couple of bottles.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Used Rarely. knock back is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translation of knock back from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary