knock over

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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to run over)
a. atropellar
The neighbor accidentally knocked over my bicycle that was parked in the street.El vecino atropelló accidentalmente mi bicicleta que estaba estacionada en la calle.
2. (to cause to fall)
a. derribar
Dennis bumped into a trash can on the sidewalk and knocked it over.Dennis tropezó con un bote de basura en la acera y lo derribó.
b. tirar
The earthquake knocked over a bottle that was on a shelf.El temblor tiró una botella que estaba en un estante.
3. (to rob)
a. robar
The gang has knocked over a dozen stores in the last month.La pandilla ha robado más de una docena de tiendas en el último mes.
4. (to bowl over)
a. dejar pasmado
The front page story in the newspaper this morning knocked me over.El artículo de la primera plana del periódico de esta mañana me dejó pasmado.
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knock over
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (person)
a. derribar
2. (container)
a. volcar
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knock over
transitive verb
[+object] tirar; voltear; (LAm) [+pedestrian] atropellar;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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