hit for six

hit for six
Vrb phrs. To deal a severe blow, to vanquish, to affect someone severely. From the game of cricket and imagery associated with it. Informal Cf. 'knock for six'.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • hit/knock for six — hit/knock (someone) for six Brit informal : to have an unpleasant and shocking effect on (someone) The news of the accident really hit me for six. • • • Main Entry: ↑six …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit someone for six — ► hit someone for six Brit. affect someone very severely. [ORIGIN: with allusion to a forceful hit that scores six runs in cricket.] Main Entry: ↑hit …   English terms dictionary

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