deal a blow

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Definition of deal a blow 

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: to hit (someone or something) so as to cause harm He dealt his enemy a mighty blow. usually used figuratively The factory closing will deal a serious/severe/devastating/crushing blow to the town's economy.Her career as an ice skater was dealt a fatal blow when she broke her leg.

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