strike (someone) dead

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Definition of strike (someone) dead

: to kill (someone) in a quick and unexpected way A bolt of lightning struck him dead.

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“Strike (someone) dead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strike%20%28someone%29%20dead. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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