knock the spots off

knock the spots off
v. (Slang) outdo, excel, surpass

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • knock the spots off — phrasal see knock spots off …   Useful english dictionary

  • knock the spots off — Vrb phrs. To outdo. Informal …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • knock spots off — phrasal or knock the spots off also knock spots out of : to surpass eminently : excel by far she knocks spots off anybody I ve seen in London J.B.Priestly * * * knock spots off see ↑spot, 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • knock spots off somebody — knock ˈspots off sb/sth idiom (BrE, informal) to be very much better than sb/sth • She knocks spots off all the other candidates. Main entry: ↑knockidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • knock spots off something — knock ˈspots off sb/sth idiom (BrE, informal) to be very much better than sb/sth • She knocks spots off all the other candidates. Main entry: ↑knockidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • knock — /nɒk / (say nok) verb (i) 1. to strike a sounding blow with the fist, knuckles, or anything hard, especially on a door, window, or the like, as in seeking admittance, calling attention, giving a signal, etc. 2. (of an internal combustion engine)… …  

  • Knock spots off — defeat; get the better of …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • knock spots off — Australian Slang defeat; get the better of …   English dialects glossary

  • knock — knock1 W3S1 [nɔk US na:k] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(door)¦ 2¦(hit and move something)¦ 3¦(hit somebody hard)¦ 4¦(hit part of your body)¦ 5 knock on doors 6 be knocking on the door 7¦(remove wall)¦ 8 knock a hole in/through something 9¦(criticize)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • knock — knock1 [ nak ] verb *** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to hit something, causing damage or harm: Mike had knocked his leg against a table. a ) transitive to hit something and force it somewhere: He knocked a couple of nails into the door. b )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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