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strike a blow for somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstrike a blow for somebody/somethingstrike a blow for somebody/somethingHELPto do something to help achieve a principle or aim It’s time we struck a blow for women’s rights. strike
Examples from the Corpus
strike a blow for somebody/somethingThey were certainly striking a blow for short people.Little Bill in drag strikes a blow for the downtrodden girls.Some one ought to strike a blow for women and show this vain man that he was utterly resistible!
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