knock against

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Verb1.knock against - collide violently with an obstacle; "I ran into the telephone pole"
collide with, impinge on, hit, run into, strike - hit against; come into sudden contact with; "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow"
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Hast thou ever helped carry a bier, and heard the coffin knock against the churchyard gate, going in?
If it is a workman, I need but knock against the wall, and he will cease to work, in order to find out who is knocking, and why he does so; but as his occupation is sanctioned by the governor, he will soon resume it.
During the time taken in opening all the barriers, Aramis barely breathed, and you might have heard his "sealed heart knock against his ribs.
Skipper Talal Iqbal, whose brilliant knock against Gold Bridge Media had earned the visitors only victory of the tour so far, extended his fine form as he remained undefeated on 45 off 28 balls with the help of six boundaries.
Centre-back Ross Perry is set to miss at least four weeks of football after picking up a knock against Alloa.
Skipper Oliver Burke picked up an ankle knock against the Czech Republic and needed treatment before going off against Brazil.
Skipper Niall Scullion picked up a knock against UCD and is an injury concern.
His 337-run knock against West Indies will remain to be one of the greatest knocks in cricket's history," Abbas concluded.
ROBERTO MARTINEZ has dismissed rumours about Sylvain Distin's absence from the Everton first team and says the defender simply needed time to "refresh" after suffering a knock against Swansea City in the Capital One Cup.
The major knock against Savage is that he often holds on to the ball longer then he should, and takes unnecessary sacks," NFL Rumors reported.
We are going to assess Sylvain Distin, Phil Jagielka and Leighton Baines and Ross Barkley who got a knock against Queens Park Rangers.