Meaning of “strike a blow against/at sth” in the English Dictionary

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"strike a blow against/at sth" in British English

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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.

(Definition of “strike a blow against/at sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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