How to use Knocking in a sentence
Without knocking, he strode into the chamber.
The twins came barreling up to her, nearly knocking her down.
We were checking the mare and she bolted, knocking the stable boy down.
Are you next of kin? a doctor asked, knocking on the door.
He thrashed, knocking Kris back.Advertisement
Fifteen minutes later she was knocking on Lori's door.
I imagine knocking off a few more people allied to Greene.
She plowed into him, nearly knocking him down.
Her heart was knocking around inside her chest like an egg in a blender.
They tumbled to the ground, one foot --she wasn't sure whose --knocking the amulet away.Advertisement
He let out a yell and slapped Dean on the back, nearly knocking over a Gatorade.
The lamb jumped on her, knocking one of her straps down.
A ' port knocking ' daemon monitors firewall logs, which can have variable levels of detail.
Ryu's village is the resting place of the Dark Dragon Blade, which is great for the "coolness" factor, but bad when the Vigor Empire comes knocking, and by knocking I mean killing everyone in the village and steals the blade.
Shipton leaned to his right and began to chip away at a large outcrop of ice directly above Dean, laughing as a loosened piece tumbled downward, striking Dean's exposed head, nearly knocking him senseless.Advertisement
Gabriel opened the door without knocking.
A wave of grief engulfed him and ripped through to his core, knocking the breath from him.
She did herself and Clevedon proud on Monday 1st August by knocking almost 4 seconds off her PB in the 200m Freestyle event.
Who would be coming in without knocking?
He walked in without knocking.Advertisement
Each player gets three tries at knocking the cans down at about 20 feet away.
Zach jerked suddenly, knocking his cap off and exposing a scalp full of red hair.
Don't worry about knocking.
If you keep buying 'opportunities' like Mr. Stanislaw's Salvation Army box, you'll be too broke to answer the door if a real opportunity does come knocking.
The front door Dean had neglected to lock opened and Sheriff Weller strolled in without knocking.Advertisement
It was a few minutes before she realized the pounding noise was someone knocking at the door.
Its aim was to sever German communications with Constantinople by knocking Bulgaria out of the war.
But it was a political necessity, and Grattan never gave his countrymen worse advice than when he urged them to "keep knocking at the union."
Rhyn.s power rippled through him, the shockwave knocking down Gabriel before he could deliver the death blow.
The phone bill, thanks to Fred's vigorous activities, was only a few commas less than the national debt and he was knocking on the ceiling of his newly acquired Visa limit.Advertisement
None being able to hold or bind him, the servant ran, and knocking at the door, told the abbess.
Hemstead committed an assault on complainant by striking him and knocking him down and kicking him and causing him to spit blood.
You never know, the next world champion may soon be knocking on your door!
I discovered TI and was soon knocking chunks off my swim times.
Are Worthing Boro Council and the police right to stop children from knocking conkers off trees?Advertisement
Knocking down the past to build a big-box emporium to hock their mass produced modern design wares.
The blades may need knocking occasionally with a hammer to remove encrustations.
A phantom electrical gremlin struck during Saturday's race, knocking the popular Californian out of the race.
Twist fave Jo Ayling returns next, knocking out her quality mellow tunes on the old Joanna.
Knocking off old lagging does not fit within any of them as readily as does mixing asbestos to form new lagging.Advertisement
I threw a shawl over my head and ran to prevent them from waking Mr. Earnshaw by knocking.
This has the effect of knocking out one or more of those storyboard pictures and can make some people quite literally speechless.
Sorcery, the scars raised on the body, the knocking out of teeth, circumcision and rules as to marriage have been quoted; but many such customs are found among savage peoples far distant from each other and entirely unrelated.
Since then his apathetic successors have neglected to bring to light this splendid work; and it is only by knocking off some of the plaster that one can get a glimpse of the sculptures, which are perfect as on the day they were carved."
A dozen of them smashed together and tumbled to the ground, and seeing his success Jim kicked again and again, charging into the vegetable crowd, knocking them in all directions and sending the others scattering to escape his iron heels.Advertisement
He was knocking the back of his head against the floor, hoarsely uttering some word which he kept repeating.
They were also perplexed by ' unseen hands ' knocking objects off shelves, stealthy footsteps on landings, ' cold spots '.
She used to stomp around, knocking bowls flying, splashing through the water bowls making an almighty mess !
A few months ago you hit a peak balance of $4,200 before knocking it back down -- still no problem, since you were nowhere near you limit, right?
Agents look for models in specific places, and they won't come knocking on your door, even if you are drop-dead gorgeous.Advertisement
Mike Tyson was arrested at LAX for knocking out a self-proclaimed freelance photographer.
What's more, on a medium size ship you won't be knocking elbows with thousands of other people, as you would on a larger ocean liner.
Shih Tzu are also very alert to what is going on around the home and will bark to alert their owners to knocking on doors and such.
Hire an expert for electrical work, plumbing and any construction that involves knocking down load-bearing walls or roofing.
There are also natural remedies for beetles, such as knocking them off the plant into a bucket of soapy water in the early morning while they are still sleepy.
When the dog days of summer come knocking at your door, you can live in cool comfort by wearing plus size sundresses.
These consisted of dramatically smaller pinball arenas where players are assigned a specific task like destroying all the enemy robots on screen or knocking out Robotnik's mechanical teeth.
You float around knocking on each of four windows, trying to match the toys that his friends have in their hands.
One impressive technique is the ability to rip apart a maintenance truck and wield a wrecking ball as if it were a giant yo-yo, knocking helicopters and tanks around as if they were flies buzzing around a picnic.
Among these is "juggling", or hitting an opponent into the air, then successively knocking the flying body before it hits the ground (and before the other player can react).
Go until the pillars collapse and make your way through, knocking down the pillar to get to the gate.
Medal Events are exclusive to racing and slopestyle competitions, but Shred Challenges include everything from grinding rails to knocking down tourists and you can replay them all to earn more cash.
The game tells you where you should do certain actions (like knocking over a tree) by putting icons over them.
Sure it's just 2-on-2 and the basic controls run simple, but there's a bit of strategy and some satisfaction in spiking a ball in someone's face and knocking them down.
This can lead to problems with glasses putting pressure on each other, rubbing against each other, and with people knocking one or two down when they try to get to those Champagne flutes in the back.
By the last two decades of the twentieth century, death came knocking on the schoolhouse door as children brought weapons and shot other children.
Going to different neighborhoods, have the different teams "compete" against each other to see who can raise the most money just by knocking on doors and asking for pocket change.
Companies such as Banana Republic and Ann Taylor are notorious for knocking off the cutting edge trends of higher runway names.
Since the 1970s, before the motel was demolished, guests reported that on very rainy nights they experienced hearing a loud knocking on the front door accompanied by the sound of a man sobbing.
Their knocking made her heart flip, and she covered her mouth at her gasp.
The trail led him to Kris.s large chamber, and he strode in without knocking.
She leapt up, knocking the prisoner off balance in her haste to escape.
Shipton was mad as hell at me for knocking him down.
Knocking jarred him as he read, and he hid the book beneath a pillow before allowing Hilden's chosen messenger to enter.
Lightening exploded between him and his dinner, knocking him back.
To meet the obvious objections to this method, based on the immediate happiness caused by admitted crimes (such as " knocking a rich villain on the head "), he lays stress on the necessity of general rules in any kind of legislation;' while, by urging the importance of forming and maintaining good habits, he partly evades the difficulty of calculating the consequences of particular actions.
Rhyn stepped into the portal. He crossed fast and leapt through the portal leading to the Caribbean Sanctuary. No sooner had he hit the sandy beach than the restraints of the underworld fled, knocking him off his feet. His body bucked under the influence of power. Sudden pain shot through him, followed by the sensation of his magic snapping back into a bond too strong for him to access.
Here you drive a big bulldozer about, knocking down whatever you can get your bucket thing in contact with.
It depends on what you hear; hammering and knocking--that's bad; but a sound of shifting grain is good and one sometimes hears that, too.
It is the Japanese man's equivalent of knocking back a few beers after work at a sports bar.
His first single, "Inside Your Heaven" went straight in at number 1, knocking Underwood's version of the same song right off the top spot.
Within one day of creating their profile, they attracted several thousand new users, and within one week, they topped the MySpace music chart, knocking off Nine Inch Nails, Coldplay, and System of a Down.
The song became a Christian radio hit, and soon Columbia Records was knocking on the door.
Although a slow seller at first, the Footloose soundtrack eventually rose to the number one spot on the Billboard Charts in April of that year, knocking Michael Jackson's Thriller out of that space.
The only problem was that Bieber had another music star knocking on his door - Justin Timberlake.
The debut episode was the highest ranking debut of any series the network has had, knocking the Anna Nicole Smith Show from the number one spot.
If you are looking for over-the-top drama like Jon & Kate Plus 8, don't come knocking on the Hayes' door.
A blast of energy whipped by her, knocking her back, and the jaguar was sent flying.
It was clear and cool outside of Gabe's small cottage in the middle of a possessed jungle. Rhyn felt the sense that someone else was there once more and looked around. Assuming the feeling has something to do with his magic, Rhyn shook it off once more. He opened the front door without knocking, already sensing it was empty. Gabe had left in a hurry. The wardrobe near his bed was open and his walls were missing many of the weapons Rhyn had seen last time.
They were too busy knocking on Fred's door before he'd even risen to book their reservations for Cyberville.
Dean turned him around as he was swinging, knocking Shipton flying into a snow bank with a right hand that started at ground level.
Jackson began ripping down the sheets and knocking over the partitions as he yelled for Elisabeth.
He and Randy shared the remains of nearly a dozen stale doughnuts after knocking off a quart of milk and a cheese sandwich each.
In another moment Rostov's horse dashed its breast against the hindquarters of the officer's horse, almost knocking it over, and at the same instant Rostov, without knowing why, raised his saber and struck the Frenchman with it.
Something else caught, and their ascent stopped suddenly, slamming her against the harness and knocking the breath from her.
Grabbing his wobbly, stumbling partner, the man made a dash for the curb, nearly knocking down Fred O'Connor, who was only steps from the bar.