hit/knock (someone) for six


British, informal
: to have an unpleasant and shocking effect on (someone)
The news of the accident really hit me for six.

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“Hit/knock (someone) for six.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hit%2Fknock%20%28someone%29%20for%20six. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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