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a one-two punch

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha one-two puncha one-two punchtwo bad events that happen close together A meteorite collided with Earth at the same time, delivering a one-two punch to the magnetic field. punch
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a one-two punchThe city faced the one-two punch of an earthquake followed by a recession.And heart disease took a one-two punch.
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