knock oneself out

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knock oneself out (third-person singular simple present knocks oneself out, present participle knocking oneself out, simple past and past participle knocked oneself out)

  1. (idiomatic) To go ahead; to do as one pleases
    "These cookies are my favorite! Can I have some?" "Sure, knock yourself out" (i.e. have as many as you want)
    (Sarcastically, indicating lack of interest) "I'm going to the store." / "Knock yourself out."

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