get/take quite a hammering

idiom

: to suffer severe injury or damage
The old church got/took quite a hammering during the storm.

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“Get/take quite a hammering.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%2Ftake%20quite%20a%20hammering. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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