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Re: Knocked over for a six

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on January 02, 2006

In Reply to: Knocked over for a six posted by Rick on January 02, 2006

: What is the meaning of "knocked over for a six."

The usual form of the phrase is "knocked for six". It derives from the game of cricket, and was answered here last October. http://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/43/messages/853.html