Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Knee"

The meaning of "Knee" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does knee jerk or kneejerk mean?
A: A knee jerk response is a response to a situation that made without thinking, as if by reflex.
Q: What does 'my knees are knocking' mean?
A: It's an expression that means you're so nervous that your knees are shaking.
Q: What does I'm down on my knees mean?
A: Normally, I'm begging. I am on my knees like I am praying or begging.
Q: What does I knew it from my knees mean?
A: I've not heard of this either. However, English expressions (idioms) can be very localised. So an expression that is used in, for example, Cornwall in the south of England, might be as confusing to us in the north of England as it is to you in China!
Q: What does I'm on my knees mean?
A: Like this

Example sentences using "Knee"

Q: Please show me example sentences with When I scraped my knee How can I express? It stings or It prickles. Which one is more natural to say?.
A: It stings is more natural or you can say it hurts or it burns
Q: Please show me example sentences with "give out (like my knees gave out)" and "go out (my knees went out)".
A: Nowadays I can barely stand. Every time my knees give out I'm reminded of how old I am.
I didn't realize how hungry I was until I was walking through the house and my knees gave out.
I was so sleepy I couldn't walk up the stairs. I was afraid my knees would give out.
Q: Please show me example sentences with weak at the knees.
A: "He made me weak at the knees."
Q: Please show me example sentences with on its knees.
A: You usually say down on his/her knees which can be associated with begging or being weak/beaten.
Ex. 1: The man was down on his knees, begging her for one more chance.
Ex. 2: when the wrestler delivered his last punch, his opponent fell to his knees.
Q: Please show me example sentences with knee jerk.
A: A "knee jerk" reaction is a reaction you have automatically, by instinct.

Synonyms of "Knee" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Can you put off that knee surgery? and Can you put that knee surgery off ? ?
A: No difference as context remains the same. You could say either examples and to the listener it makes no difference in the context or intention in the sentence.
Q: What is the difference between "knee jerk reaction" and "reflex" ?
A: I've never heard the first one be used but "knee jerk reaction" is something you do from reflex. Pulling back your hand when you touch something hot is also a reflex.
Q: What is the difference between knee socks and stocking ?
A: Knee sock are socks that go up to or over your knees. Stockings are usually like a pair "pants", but thin and worn under your clothes, or they are seperate and go up to your thighs. they're very thin and usually see through, and they have just a little bit of color.
Q: What is the difference between " I heard she injured her knee in a tournament last week. " and " I heard that she injured her knee in a tournament last week. " ?
A: @pfeatherc: The second sentence is more formal. Other than that, there is no real difference and both are acceptable.
Q: What is the difference between knee and lap ?
A: @t3naya: A cat is sleeping my lap.
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Translations of "Knee"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Bring you to your knees or Bring to on your knees
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? she poped her knee.
A: @CathyRiho she could mean an Injury but its different from dislocated, it's a medical thing so it's hard to explain
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? nice and knees
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? knee
A: Just as if it were spelled "nee."
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? Mere knee me chote Lagi Hai
A: I've hurt my knee

Other questions about "Knee"

Q: 膝に水がたまって腫れています。
Your knee is swelled with water accumulated inside. does this sound natural?
A: I would phrase it as " Water has accumulated in your knee causing it to swell."
Q: Unfortunately, i broke my knee bone and I couldn't practice Hapkido any more before I got interested in it.
so I decided to start a new one.
Then my mom recommend boxing. This is the story how I start boxing. does this sound natural?
A: omit the word "bone"
Unfortunately, i broke my knee and i couldn't practice Hapkido anymore which i don't have much interests. I decided to start boxing which my mom recommended which i am enjoying now 😁
Q: Pick your knees up

Does this mean "raise your knees up"?
A: basically, yep!
Q: What does "take a knee" mean here? Does the authou dream of taking a break in his work to watch the entire NFL season?
A: Good question! This is another common phrase that really only makes sense if you understand the history of the phrase. So "on your own time" comes from employers telling employees not to slack off at work.
examples
"you can go on Facebook at home, on your own time"
The author is saying that since he won't be watching, the players and owners can complain and waste their own time rather than his.
Q: I hurt my knee in cycling.

When I rode bicycle last week. I was getting hurt in my knee on my way home.
Somehow , I could back to home.
I was lucky. does this sound natural?
A: "When I rode my bike last week, I hurt my knee on the way home. Somehow, I got home. I was lucky."

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