knock together

knock together
If you knock something together, you make it or build it very quickly, using whatever materials are available. [mainly BRIT, INFORMAL]

[V n P] Find Bernie and get him to knock an agreement together...

[V-ed P] ...a shelter knocked together using wooden doors and door frames. [Also V P n (not pron)]


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  • knock together — ► knock together assemble (something) roughly and hastily. Main Entry: ↑knock …   English terms dictionary

  • knock together — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms knock together : present tense I/you/we/they knock together he/she/it knocks together present participle knocking together past tense knocked together past participle knocked together 1) to make two rooms or… …   English dictionary

  • knock together — phrasal : to make or assemble especially hurriedly or in a makeshift way knocked together his own desk and bookcase * * * knock together [phrasal verb] knock (something) together or knock together (something) : to make or build (something) in a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • knock together — verb To assemble something quickly; to knock up. Ill just knock together a quick Powerpoint demo …   Wiktionary

  • knock together — phrasal to make or assemble especially hurriedly or in a makeshift way < knocked together my own bookcase > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Knock together — assemble (something) hastily; put together roughly …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • knock together — Australian Slang assemble (something) hastily; put together roughly …   English dialects glossary

  • knock together — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. make, throw together, construct; see build 1 , create 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • knock — ► VERB 1) strike a surface noisily to attract attention. 2) collide forcefully with. 3) force to move or fall with a collision or blow. 4) make (a hole, dent, etc.) in something by striking it. 5) informal criticize. 6) (of a motor) make a… …   English terms 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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