English version

take a knock

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtake a knocktake a knockinformalUNLUCKYPROBLEM to have some bad luck or trouble Clive’s taken quite a few hard knocks lately. knock
Examples from the Corpus
take a knockThe 23-year-old was on as early as the eighth minute when Andy Myers hobbled off after taking a knock.Your faith in yourself has taken a knock.Micky Hazard took a knock at Newcastle and will have a late check.Skipper, Andy Melville took a knock last Saturday, but should be fit.Wallace took a knock and looked like he was ready to come off after about 75 mins.
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