hit someone for six

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Be affected in a devastating way by some unexpected news.

Etymology:

  • From cricket where hitting the ball over the boundary scores of six runs, the maximum for one shot.
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When I heard about the accident, it hit me for six.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'hit someone for six':

hit someone for sixTo hit another person very hard.
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jemanden für sechs schlagen

colpire qualcuno per sei

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