Knock-on - definition of knock-on by The Free Dictionary
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resulting inevitably but indirectly from another event or circumstance: the works closed with the direct loss of 3000 jobs and many more from the knock-on effect on the area.
(Rugby) rugby the infringement of playing the ball forward with the hand or arm
(Rugby) rugby to play (the ball) forward with the hand or arm
An infringement of playing the ball forward with hand or arm, earning the opponents a scrum (penalty in Rugby Union if deliberate).
A. N (Rugby) → autopase m
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The whistler failed to spot at least three clear knock-on
's involved in Ireland's first half tries, infuriating the hosts and the local fans.
There were a couple of knock-on
's late in the game which the Welsh seemed to get away with, and we didn't, which I think affected the flow of the match far more than Martin not getting his touchdown.
Give us this day our daily points and forgive us our knock-on