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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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The risks outlined are: economic uncertainty impact on business rates and housing growth with knock-ons to council tax, new homes bonus and business rate income; the potential for increased cuts in core government funding as a result of economic pressures; rising inflation could lead to increased costs; interest rate volatility impacting on the cost of financing the council's debt; the general uncertainty affecting the financial markets could lead to another recession; an uncertain economic outlook potentially impacting on levels of trade and investment; uncertainty about migration impacting on labour markets, particularly in key sectors like health and social care; potential impact on community cohesion with increased community tensions and reported hate crimes.
Mistakes were made by both sides as they took their fair share of knock-ons - resulting in a frequent change of possession.
"There was a huge amount of fragmentation, with lots of knock-ons from us.
Tries from prop Marty Moore and Cooney, who converted both, saw Ulster pull away but the Dragons were awarded a penalty try after Rob Lyttle and Louis Ludik were sin-binned in quick succession for deliberate knock-ons.
With 10 minutes to go, Dragons found themselves facing 13 men after Rob Lyttle and Louis Ludik were sin-binned within a minute of each other for deliberate knock-ons, the latter earning a penalty try.
London were able to adapt to the conditions better than Salford, who were guilty of a number of knock-ons and unforced errors throughout the first-half.
"Both yellow cards were awarded for deliberate knock-ons. The first yellow card was issued in the ninth minute of the match and the second was issued in the 69th minute of the match.
"They've had a lot of success by going long to Gary Madine and playing off the knock-ons. Set pieces are also huge - especially with Wheater back, who gets his head on everything.
"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.
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.
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.