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STRIKE A BLOW

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does strike a blow mean? 

STRIKE A BLOW (verb)
  The verb STRIKE A BLOW has 1 sense:

1. affect adversely

  Familiarity information: STRIKE A BLOW used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


STRIKE A BLOW (verb)


Sense 1strike a blow [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Affect adversely

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

The court ruling struck a blow at the old segregation laws

Hypernyms (to "strike a blow" is one way to...):

affect; bear on; bear upon; impact; touch; touch on (have an effect upon)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP


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