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A self-directive to undertake the customary action to ward off bad luck.

I do a lot of walking, and I have never had any knee problems yet, knock on wood.

Additional definitions for 'knock on wood':

knock on woodTo take a customary action to ward off some misfortune that is believed to be attracted my a presumptuous statement.
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