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knock-on

adj
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.
n
(Rugby) rugby the infringement of playing the ball forward with the hand or arm
vb (adverb)
(Rugby) rugby to play (the ball) forward with the hand or arm

knock-on

An infringement of playing the ball forward with hand or arm, earning the opponents a scrum (penalty in Rugby Union if deliberate).
Translations

knock-on

[ˈnɒkˈɒn]
A. N (Rugby) → autopase m
B. CPD knock-on effect N (Brit) → repercusiones fpl
the rise in interest rates will have a knock-on effect on the housing marketla subida en los tipos de interés repercutirá en el mercado inmobiliario

knock-on

[ˈnɒkˈɒn] adj knock-on effectreazione f a catena
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Both yellow cards were awarded for deliberate knock-ons.
Both cards were dished out for technical offences - two deliberate knock-ons - and disciplinary chiefs decided the red card was enough punishment.
They've had a lot of success by going long to Gary Madine and playing off the knock-ons.
The players felt there were a couple of blatant knock-ons which stopped scoring opportunities for us, and to be fair it pretty much looked that way from where we were looking, but whether you agree with decisions or not you have to get on with it.
They started the game badly, with two unforced knock-ons which led to a successful penalty for the home side.
Hughes kicked a penalty soon after the restart but a series of knock-ons, wayward kicks and a disintegrating line-out ensured it would be a miserable afternoon for the visitors.
Knock-ons were to prove costly for Keighley, firstly with the hosts capitalising for Lee Hudson to cross the line and Johnson to add the extras, then for them to go close to opening their account but falter under pressure from the Crusaders' defence.
WE need to buy a striker who can form a partnership with young Perez, some one to hold the ball up, win aerial battles and the knock-ons for Perez to run on to.
Garland and Climo penalties made it at 20-12 to Llanelli at half time but the Drovers were unlucky not to score soon after the break when wing Richard Williams was controversially refused a try for the barest of knock-ons.
The flow of the game was interrupted with several penalties and numerous knock-ons.
For Aberavon coaches Jason Hyatt and Barry Maddocks it was a heartbreak as they let in some soft tries, saw two reasonable goal chances missed and knock-ons galore as they tried to open the game up.
Then the hooter looked like it stunned the home side players in the final attack and it resulted in not one but two knock-ons for a disappointing finish.