字幕表 動画を再生する 英語字幕をプリント Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Verb Phrase 160. The verb phrase today is to knock out. We actually have 8 pretty common uses for knock out today and we give examples for all of them. So let's look at the first one. The first meaning is to exhaust or to tire out and when we use this one usually we will use a noun or pronoun. You know, with it. So here's the first example that we're using. That long hike really knocked the kids out. So it really tired them out. So maybe when they came home that night, they slept very easily. Because this long hike knocked them out. Or we have a second example for this one. One side effect of this medicine is that it really knocks me out. If you have ever taken any medicine and you get really tired as a side effect from the medicine, you could say the medicine knocked you out. It's one side effect of the medicine. All right. Here's the second one. To tell someone to go ahead or feel free to do something. All right now here we only got one example, but we have a/b part. So A says, Do you mind if I have a piece of cake ? And B says knock yourself out. Have as much as you like. Enjoy yourself. So we often tell somebody to knock yourself out doing something. So especially if somebody asks your permission to do it. And you say "Yeah, feel free like be at home. Knock yourself out. Have as much fun as you want. " Maybe someone will say can I play that video game ? Sure knock yourself out. Have fun. Okay. Let's look at number 3 here. To make someone unconscious. Okay. So the first example we have here is the champion boxer knocked out his challenger. So this is like in a real boxing match. You can literally get knocked out. Get hit and become unconscious. All right. The second one here is I prefer they knock me out for the operation I don't want to be awake through it. So in this case, you know, they're giving somebody a shot to make them sleep. To make them become unconscious. Okay. Good number four here. Basically means to cause to stop working or operating. All right and the first example we have for this one is, that storm knocked out the electricity. So it made the electricity stop working and it'll maybe knock down some telephone wires or something like that. And the second example we have for this one is, too many people visited that website at the same time and knocked it out. Yeah. Like in the sense that we would say like crashed the website. So we say it knocked out the website. Okay. Number five. Eliminate from a sports competition. Okay. Good. Yeah their loss knocked them out of the competition. You know, it could be like you know, especially postseason, championship series. Maybe this lost knocked them out. Now they're eliminated. That singer got knocked out in the last round of that singing contest. Yeah. Like American Idol usually every week they would knock somebody out. So somebody get eliminated every week. Okay. Number six here. To hit hard and cause something to fall out. Okay. You say when he pushed over that container , off the table and knocked out all the contents. Everything that was in the container got knocked out. It got forced out. Okay. Good number seven here. To complete something or produce something. All right. The first example we have for this one is I am trying to knock out all the data entries I have to do before lunch. So you're trying to get them all finished. Okay and the second one we have for those. The night shift knocked out 530 vans in eight hours. So they produced 530 vans in just eight hours. So they knock them out. So this is another way that we use it. And the last one here. Number eight has this meaning. To thoroughly impress or excite. You know in some way. So let's look at the first example. The special effects from that movie knocked me out. Like you were very impressed. I remember when the first you know, Avatar movie came out. A lot of people said that the special effects in that movie knocked them out. Okay and the last example we have. Her performance knocked out the audience. Again they were very impressed. They were very excited by her performance. That really she really knocked them out. Okay. Great. I hope you got it. I hope it is clear. I hope you enjoyed it. Thank you for your time. Bye-bye.