knock down

knock down
а) общ. сломать, разрушить
б) общ. разбирать на части

knocked down — в разобранном виде

The furniture has been knocked down ready for the buyer to put it together himself. — Мебель разбирается на детали таким образом, чтобы покупатель мог собрать ее сам.

в) общ. опровергнуть, разбить (довод, теорию)

to knock down the theory — разбить теорию

2) торг. продавать с аукциона (ударом молотка объявлять товар проданным на аукционе)

to knock the item down for $250 — продать предмет (на аукционе) за $250

The auctioneer would take a further bid of $50 on your behalf and if there was no further bidding from the floor, knock the item down to you for $250.

In that case, the printed catalogue at an auction sale stated that each lot was subject to a reserve price, but the auctioneer knocked the goods down to the plaintiff for less than the reserved price by mistake. — В данном судебном прецеденте в отпечатанном каталоге аукциона было сказано, что продажа каждого лота ограничена резервной ценой, однако аукционист продал товары с аукциона истцу по цене, меньшей, чем резервная, по ошибке.

3) эк. понижать цены

to knock down the price to $10 a barrel — понизить цену до 10 долларов за баррель

The price was knocked down to $3. — Цену сбили до трех долларов.

4) общ., амер., сленг зарабатывать, заколачивать (деньги)

That's because Lay knocked down tons of money — a five-year total of at least $325 million in salary, bonuses, stock-option gains and stock sales to the company — for a job he couldn't have been doing properly if he really had no idea what was going on.

5) общ., австр., сленг прожить, спустить (деньги)

Англо-русский экономический словарь.

Смотреть что такое "knock down" в других словарях:

  • knock-down — [ (k)nɔkdɔn; (k)nɔkdaun ] n. m. inv. • 1909; loc. angl., de to knock « frapper » et down « à terre » ♦ Anglic. Mise à terre d un boxeur qui n est pas encore hors de combat. ● knock down nom masculin invariable (anglais to knock down, faire tom …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • knock-down — auch: knock|down 〈[nɔkdaʊn] Adj.; nur präd. u. adv.; Sp.; Boxen〉 niedergeschlagen, aber nicht kampfunfähig; →a. knockout [engl., eigtl. knocked down „niedergeschlagen“] * * * knock down, knock|down [nɔk da̮un ] <Adj.> [zu engl. to knock… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Knock-down — auch: Knock|down 〈[nɔkdaʊn] m. 6; Sp.; Boxen〉 Niederschlag [engl., „das Niederschlagen“] * * * knock down, knock|down [nɔk da̮un ] <Adj.> [zu engl. to knock down = niederschlagen] (Boxen): niedergeschlagen, aber nicht kampfunfähig. * * *… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Knock down — n. 1. To strike down; to fell; to prostrate by a blow or by blows; as, to knock down an assailant. [1913 Webster] 2. To assign to a bidder at an auction, by a blow or knock of the auctioneer s hammer; to sell at an auction; as, the vase was knoc …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • knock-down — UK US US also knockdown) adjective [only before noun] ► extremely cheap or much lower than the usual amount: »a knock down deal/price/rate »They are offering a full broadband internet service for a knock down £17.99 a month. ► very serious and… …   Financial and business terms

  • knock-down — agg.inv., s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS sport 1. agg.inv., di pugile che, dopo essere stato atterrato dall avversario, riesce a rialzarsi entro dieci secondi; anche avv.: finire knock down alla terza ripresa 2. s.m.inv., atterramento di un… …   Dizionario italiano

  • Knock-down — auch: Knock|down 〈[nɔkdaʊn] m.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s; Sport; Boxen〉 Niederschlag [Etym.: → knock down] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • knock-down — knock down, auch knock|down [nɔk daun] <zu engl. to knock down »niederschlagen«> niedergeschlagen, aber nicht kampfunfähig (Boxen) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • knock-down — auch: knock|down 〈[nɔkdaʊn] Adj.; Sport; Boxen〉 niedergeschlagen, aber nicht kampfunfähig; →a. s. knockout [Etym.: <engl. knocked down »niedergeschlagen« (in Anlehnung an das Substantiv gebildet)] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • knock-down — ☆ knock down or drag out [näk′doun΄ drag′out΄ ] n., adj. Informal 1. characterized by great violence, harshness, animosity, etc. [a knock down, drag out argument] 2. an extremely harsh or violent fight, argument, etc. * * * …   Universalium

  • Knock-down — Knock down, auch Knock|down der; [s], s: einfacher Niederschlag (Boxen) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch


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