wikipedia|Knocking on wood
a|RP: IPA|/Ë�nÉ�k É�n Ë�wÊ�d/
a|US: IPA|/Ë�nÉ�k É�n Ë�wÊ�d/ or /Ë�nÉ�k É�n Ë�wÊ�d/ or /Ë�nak É�n Ë�wÊ�d/
audio|en-us-knock on wood.ogg|Audio (US)
knock on wood
US idiom An action taken or referred to ward off some misfortune that is discussed but has not happened yet.
#:I do a lot of walking, and I have never had any knee problems yet, knock on wood.
touch wood (UK)
French: toucher du bois
Persian: FAchar|Ø¨Ø²Ù� Ø¨Ù� ØªØ®ØªÙ� (bezan be taxta)
Russian: Ð¿Ð¾Ñ�Ñ�Ñ�Ñ�Ð°Ñ�Ñ� Ð¿Ð¾ Ð´ÐµÑ�ÐµÐ²Ñ� (postuÄ�Ã¡tâ�� po dÃ©revu)
Swedish: peppar, peppar, ta i trÃ¤ (pepper, pepper, grip wood), peppar peppar