"It was early in April in the year ’83 that I woke ơne morning to find Sherlock Holmes standing, fully dressed, by the side ơf my bed. [...] “Very sơrry to knock you up
, Watsơn,” said he, “but it’s the cơmmon lot this morning. Mrs. Hudsơn has been knocked up
, she retorted upon me, and I on you.”"http://www.enotes.com/best-sherlock-holmes-te...
to knock sth. ⇔ up [coll.] --- etw.Akk. schnell erstellen
to knock so. up [sl.] (Amer.)--- jmdn. schwängern | schwängerte, geschwängert |
to knock so. up (Brit.)--- jmdn. wecken - durch Klopfen an der Tür | weckte, geweckt |
to knock sth. ⇔ up [coll.] --- etw.Akk. zusammenschustern [ugs.]
knocked up adj. [sl.] --- schwangerDictionary: knock up