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poleaxeverb [T]

uk   /ˈpəʊl.æks/ us   /ˈpoʊl.æks/ US also poleax
to hit someone so hard that they fall down: Blake was poleaxed by a missile thrown from the crowd.
informal to give someone such a great shock that they do not know what to do: He was completely poleaxed when his wife left him.
(Definition of poleaxe from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “poleaxe”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…打昏, 把…击倒在地, 使目瞪口呆…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…打昏, 把…擊倒在地, 使目瞪口呆…
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