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English definition of “strike a blow against/at sth”

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strike a blow against/at sth

to do something that harms something severely: Her resignation has struck a blow against the company's plans for expansion.
Translations of “strike a blow against/at sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴重傷害,沉重打擊…
in Chinese (Simplified) 严重伤害,沉重打击…
(Definition of strike a blow against/at sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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