knock together

knock together
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "knock together":
present tense I/you/we/they knock together he/she/it knocks together present participle knocking together past tense knocked together past participle knocked together
1) to make two rooms or buildings into one room or building by removing a wall that separates them

The two cottages had been knocked together.

2) knock together or knock up
informal to produce something quickly and easily

While you get dressed, I'll knock together a quick dinner.

3) I'll knock your heads together
spoken used for threatening to punish two people or groups who are fighting

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