strike a blow for

strike a blow for
strike a blow for (someone/something) to help or support someone or something.

The court's decision strikes a blow for every little guy that's ever been kicked around by a big company.

Don't you wish you could think of a good way to strike a blow for change?


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • strike a blow for — (something/someone) to do something to support an idea or to change a situation to something which you believe is good. He claims to be striking a blow for gender equality by employing an equal number of men and women. This latest agreement will… …   New idioms dictionary

  • strike a blow for — ► strike a blow for (or against) do something to help (or hinder) a cause, belief, or principle. Main Entry: ↑strike …   English terms dictionary

  • strike a blow for — I strike a blow for (or against) act in support of (or opposition to) a chance to strike a blow for freedom II strike a blow for (or at/against) do something to help (or hinder) a cause, belief, or principle just by finishing the race, she hopes… …   Useful english dictionary

  • strike a blow for someone — strike a blow for (someone/something) to help or support someone or something. The court s decision strikes a blow for every little guy that s ever been kicked around by a big company. Don t you wish you could think of a good way to strike a blow …   New idioms dictionary

  • strike a blow for something — strike a blow for (someone/something) to help or support someone or something. The court s decision strikes a blow for every little guy that s ever been kicked around by a big company. Don t you wish you could think of a good way to strike a blow …   New idioms dictionary

  • strike a blow for something — strike a blow for (something/someone) to do something to support an idea or to change a situation to something which you believe is good. He claims to be striking a blow for gender equality by employing an equal number of men and women. This… …   New idioms dictionary

  • strike a blow for someone — strike a blow for (something/someone) to do something to support an idea or to change a situation to something which you believe is good. He claims to be striking a blow for gender equality by employing an equal number of men and women. This… …   New idioms dictionary

  • strike a blow for (or at or against) — do something to help (or hinder) a cause, belief, or principle. → strike …   English new terms dictionary

  • strike a blow for something — 1) to do something to help or to support an idea, movement, or group She has struck a blow for common sense and human decency. 2) strike a blow at/against something to do something to harm or oppose an idea, movement, or group His main desire was …   English dictionary

  • strike a blow for — idi to further the cause of …   From formal English to slang

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