Knocked out by a false step, perhaps (4,6)
I believe the answer is:
'knocked out' is the definition.
I don't know anything about this answer so I can't judge whether this works.
'a false step perhaps' is the wordplay.
'perhaps' is an anagram indicator.
'afalsestep' anagrammed gives 'FAST ASLEEP'.
'by' is the link.
Can you help me to learn more?
(Another definition for fast asleep that I've seen is " Slumbering soundly".)
I've seen this clue in the Sydney Morning Herald.
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