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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"Thanks a lot for letting me play with your Xbox." "No problem dude, knock yourself out."
«Merci beaucoup de me laisser jouer avec ta Xbox.» «Aucun problème, mec, défonce-toi.»
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America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair.
L'Amérique est un gros chien amical dans une toute petite pièce. Chaque fois qu'il remue la queue, il fait tomber une chaise.
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Few people get knocked down and run over in the pedestrian precincts which have been created in most city centres.
Rares sont ceux qui se font percuter ou écraser dans les zones piétonnières qui ont été créées dans la plupart des centres-villes.
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He was knocked unconscious.
Il a été assommé et a perdu connaissance.
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He was roused by a knocking at the door.
Il fut réveillé par des coups frappés à la porte.
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His grand-mother knocked him down.
Sa grand-mère l'a terrassé.
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I consider the Jehovah's witnesses who knock on my door all the time to be no different from religious zealots trying to force their beliefs on me.
Je considère que les Témoins de Jéhovah qui viennent constamment frapper à ma porte ne sont pas différents des fanatiques religieux qui essayent de me convertir.
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I heard someone knocking.
J'ai entendu quelqu'un frapper.
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I was knocked unconscious.
Je me suis fait étendre.
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Knock it off.
Ça suffit !
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Knock on the door.
Frappe à la porte !
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Opportunity seldom knocks twice.
L'occasion se présente rarement deux fois.
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Please knock before entering.
Veuillez frapper avant d'entrer.
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Dictionary Extension
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