knock someone off

knock someone off
tv. to kill someone. (Underworld. See also bump someone off.)
The mob knocked the witnesses off. CD The cops would be happy if someone wanted to knock off Mr. Big.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • knock (someone) off (their) perch — British & Australian to make someone fail or lose their leading position. Will Rovers win the European Cup and knock United off their perch? …   New idioms dictionary

  • knock (someone) off (their) feet — to cause someone great pleasure or surprise. Here s a film that knocks you off your feet with its first images. He was knocked off his feet when he heard those rumors. Related vocabulary: blow your mind …   New idioms dictionary

  • knock (someone) off (their) pedestal — put (someone) on a pedestal to believe that someone is perfect. This recent scandal has really knocked the President off his pedestal. (= shown people that he is not perfect) …   New idioms dictionary

  • knock someone off their pedestal — phrase to show that someone who is very successful or admired or loved very much has faults like everyone else Thesaurus: to harm someone s reputationsynonym Main entry: pedestal …   Useful english dictionary

  • knock someone off their perch — informal cause someone to lose a position of superiority or preeminence will this knock London off its perch as Europe s leading financial center? …   Useful english dictionary

  • knock someone off — 1》 informal kill someone. 2》 Brit. vulgar slang have sex with a woman. → knock …   English new terms dictionary

  • knock someone off — (informal).See kill verb sense 1. → knock * * * 1) informal kill someone 2) Brit., vulgar slang have sexual intercourse with a woman …   Useful english dictionary

  • knock someone off — kill someone, murder someone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • knock someone off their pedestal — to show that someone who is very successful or admired or loved very much has faults like everyone else …   English dictionary

  • knock block off — knock (someone s) block off informal if you say you will knock someone s block off, you mean you will hit them very hard. Say that again and I ll knock your block off! …   New idioms dictionary

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