knock something on the head

knock something on the head
knock (something) on the head British, informal to stop doing something.

'Do you still play football?' 'No, I knocked that on the head a while ago.'


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  • knock something on the head — If you knock something on the head, you stop it or stop doing it …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • knock something on the head Brit. — knock something on the head Brit. informal put an end to an idea, plan, etc. → knock …   English new terms dictionary

  • knock (something) on the head (!) — Vrb phrs. To stop doing (something). E.g. All his shouting is really annoying me. If he doesn t knock it on the head soon, I m going to thump him …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • knock (something) on the head (!) — Vrb phrs. To stop doing (something). E.g. All his shouting is really annoying me. If he doesn t knock it on the head soon, I m going to thump him …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • knock (something) on the head (!) — Vrb phrs. To stop doing (something). E.g. All his shouting is really annoying me. If he doesn t knock it on the head soon, I m going to thump him …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • knock (something) on the head (!) — Vrb phrs. To stop doing (something). E.g. All his shouting is really annoying me. If he doesn t knock it on the head soon, I m going to thump him …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • knock something on the head — British informal 1) to decide not to do something 2) to prevent something from happening 3) to say or show that something is not true …   English dictionary

  • knock sth on the head — UK INFORMAL ► to prevent something from happening, or to finally finish something: »The company knocked housing market concerns on the head with a 32% rise in full year profits. Main Entry: ↑knock …   Financial and business terms

  • knock something on the head — …   Useful english dictionary

  • knock on the head — knock (something) on the head British, informal to stop doing something. Do you still play football? No, I knocked that on the head a while ago …   New idioms dictionary

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