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kick somebody when they are down

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishkick somebody when they are downkick somebody when they are downCRITICIZEto criticize or attack someone who is already in a weak or difficult position The media can’t resist kicking a man when he’s down. kick
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kick somebody when they are downThe newspapers cannot resist kicking a man when he is down.
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