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v. knock, beat, strike; (oral) fleece, overcharge
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
tā qiāo le qiāo mén , xiǎng què dìng wū li yǒu méi yǒu rén .
phr. He knocked at the door to find out for sure if there is anybody in the room.
tā bǎ sháo zi qiāo suì le .
phr. He knocked the (porcelain) spoon broke it into pieces.
qiāo zhú gàng
phr. take advantage of someone's being in a weak position and overcharge him/her, to fleece