get/take quite a hammering

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Definition of get/take quite a hammering

: 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 17 Jan. 2022.

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