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." The prisoner, buried in a corner of the carriage, made no more sign of life than his companion.
The Champions Trophy winning captain praised Haris Sohail for his match-winning knock against the Proteas and also called his inning a confidence booster for the team.
The two matches gave the Frenchman an opportunity to assess the preparedness of his players but was unfortunate to see his dependable defender Musa Mohammed pick a knock against the Islanders which ruled him out of the Algeria opener.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 18 (ANI): Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has become the highest run-scorer in the ongoing ICC Men's World Cup after he played a 124-run knock against West Indies on Monday.
Much could depend on whether Bastien Hery (inset) makes it - he is given a 50 per cent chance after picking up a knock against the Candystripes.
Dubai -- Shane Watson led the Quetta Gladiators to victory with an 81-run knock against Islamabad United in the sixth match and Lahore Qalandars defeated Karachi Kings by 22 runs in the 2019 PSL at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday.
The 28-year-old's knock was so epic that it was compared to the historic knock by West Indies legend Brian Lara's knock against Australia in 1999.
Shane Watson led the Quetta Gladiators to victory with an 81-run knock against Islamabad United in the sixth match of the 2019 Pakistan Super League (PSL) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday.The Gladiators beat United by seven wickets after the latter set a 158-run target.
Mo Diame remains a major doubt after picking up a knock against Manchester United.
He suffered a knock against Scotland in Wales's autumn series opener and was concussed against South Africa three weeks later.