knock in French and example sentences

knock in French

Pronunciation
n. coup, choc; heurt; cognement; critique; revers; dénigrement (argot)
v. frapper, heurter, cogner; donner un coup; battre; critiquer; enfoncer (Argot); frapper de stupeur (Argot)

Example Sentences

Alice went timidly up to the door, and knocked.
Alice s’approcha timidement de la porte et frappa.
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Fix had been knocked over, and now got up; his clothes were in tatters, but he was not seriously bruised.
Fix fut renversé et se releva, les habits déchirés, mais sans meurtrissure sérieuse.
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God knows what will come out of all this; and you could have knocked me down with a flick of the fingers when Jane brought the news stunned as I was!
Dieu sait ce qui va arriver de tout ceci; et vous auriez pu me renverser d’une chiquenaude quand Jane m’a apporté ces nouvelles, tant j’étais saisie!
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Once there, Marianina knocked softly.
Là, Marianina frappa doucement.
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She led the Frenchman through several narrow streets and stopped in front of a palace of rather attractive appearance. She knocked; the door opened.
Elle entraîna le Français dans plusieurs petites rues, et s’arrêta devant un palais d’assez belle apparence. Elle frappa. La porte s’ouvrit.
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Sir Francis Cromarty was furious. Passepartout would have willingly have knocked the conductor down. He did not dare to look at his master.
Sir Francis Cromarty était furieux. Passepartout eût volontiers assommé le conducteur. Il n’osait regarder son maître.
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When I knocked on the large wooden door at the home of my buddy Julius Caesar, his mother Aurelia Cotta ushered me into the house.
Alors que je frappais à la grande porte en bois de la maison de mon ami Jules César, sa mère Aurelia Cotta me fit entrer dans la maison.
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Synonyms for knock
1. rap: tap, thump, whack, hit, pound, bang, beat
2. loud noise: tap, rap, thud, bang, thump, tapping, clang
3. criticise
4. criticize: complain, carp, find fault with, judge, put down, slam, bad-mouth
Verb forms for knock
Present participle: knocking
Present: knock (3.person: knocks)
Past: knocked
Future: will knock
Present conditional: would knock
Present Perfect: have knocked (3.person: has knocked)
Past Perfect: had knocked
Future Perfect: will have knocked
Past conditional: would have knocked