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verb  to knock up
  1. (context, UK, slang) To awaken someone in the morning.
    • 1892, Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventure of the Speckled Band
    • :"Very sorry to knock you up, Watson," said he, "but it's the common lot this morning. Mrs. Hudson has been knocked up, she retorted upon me, and I on you."
    • 1966: Ngaio Marsh, Killer Dolphin
    • :"I didn't knock you up when I came in," Peregrine said. "There seemed no point. It was getting light. I just thought I"d leave the note to wake me at seven. And oddly enough I did sleep. Heavily."
      1. (context, UK) To go door-to-door on an election day to persuade your/your candidate's supporters to go to the polling station and vote.
      2. (context, US, slang, idiom) To make someone pregnant.
      3. To put together, particularly if done hastily or temporarily.
      I'll just a quick demo for the sales presentation.

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