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    Smile strike a blow for something/someone

    strike a blow for something/someone

    to do something to support an idea or to change a situation to something which you believe is good.

    He claims to be striking a blow for gender equality by employing an equal number of men and women. This latest agreement will strike a blow for free trade within the EU.
    strike a blow for - Idioms - by the Free Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

    Hi! Could someone please explain what 'blow' refers to in its literal meaning?

    Thanks in advance!

    Thanks in advance!

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    Default Re: strike a blow for something/someone

    A blow is a hard hit with a weapon or with the fist.

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    Smile Re: strike a blow for something/someone

    Hi Anglika,

    Thank you for your help. I see.

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