knock up

VERB
  1. make pregnant
    He impregnated his wife again
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How To Use knock up In A Sentence

  • You'd better knock up for a while before starting the game.
  • The cricket team needs to knock up forty-five runs before tea, if they're to have a hope of winning.
  • 'It was half-past four when I got to Somers Town, and then I was so uncommon lushy, that I couldn't find the place where the latch-key went in, and was obliged to knock up the old' ooman. The Pickwick Papers
  • The players have a couple of minutes to knock up before the match starts.
  • I am geeking out on the internet, as I am prone to do, when there is a little knock upon my door.
  • The limbers were the last things to turn up, being in the rear of the battalion, but when they did the cooks soon pulled the necessary things out and proceeded to knock up a meal. Bullets & Billets
  • Even though they weren't expecting us, they managed to knock up a marvellous meal.
  • The players have a couple of minutes to knock up before the match starts.
  • When it comes to cooking, you can knock up a boeuf bourguignon in 30 minutes. Times, Sunday Times
  • John works with a bunch of artisans in a small-scale factory where they can knock up stage furniture, chairs, tables, small boats - and ships!
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