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strike sb down

phrasal verb with strike uk   us   /straɪk/ verb (struck, struck)
If someone is ​struck down, they ​diesuddenly or ​start to ​suffer from a ​seriousillness: It's a ​tragedy that these ​youngpeople were ​struck down in ​theirprime. He was ​struck down bypolio when he was a ​teenager.
(Definition of strike sb down from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “strike sb down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)猝然死去, 使(某人)病倒…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)猝然死去, 使(某人)病倒…
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