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like a ton of bricks

very ​strongly or ​forcefully: If Dad ​finds out what you've been doing, he'll come down on (= ​punish) you like a ton of ​bricks!
(Definition of like a ton of bricks from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “like a ton of bricks”
in Chinese (Simplified) 非常强大, 非常有力…
in Chinese (Traditional) 非常強大, 非常有力…
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