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Take the Knock

A slang term meaning to sell for less money than one paid. To take the knock means to lose money. See also: Loss.
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He told the Rhinos' official website: "I took the knock in training and unfortunately it is going to need an operation.
Henderson's stable jockey took the knock when Cimarrone Cove fell in the Tote Credit Club Handicap Chase and missed a winning ride on the stable's Amorello in the concluding bumper.