Definition of hit/knock (someone) for six
- The news of the accident really hit me for six.
: to reach with or as if with a sudden blow
: to come in quick forceful contact with
: to strike (something, such as a ball) with an object (such as a bat, club, or racket) so as to impart or redirect motion
: an act or instance of striking or forcefully coming in contact with someone or something : an act or instance of hitting or being hit
: a stroke of luck
: a great success
: to strike something with a sharp blow
: to collide with something
: a sharp blow : rap, hit
: a severe misfortune or hardship
: setback, reversal
: some person : somebody
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