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knock about / pegar
 
knock about ,   knock around   knock
A. -transitive verb + adverb
1. [+person]   pegar,   maltratar
[+object]   golpear,   maltratar
·the place was badly knocked about
·el lugar sufrió grandes estragos
·the car was rather knocked about
·el coche estaba en bastante mal estado
2. (=discuss)
·to knock an idea around
·dar vueltas a una idea
B. -intransitive verb + adverb
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·he'noun knocked about (the world) a bit
·ha visto mucho mundo
·he'noun knocking about somewhere
·anda por algúnoun lado
·she knocks around with a bad crowd
·anda con malas compañías
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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