strike hard

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Verb1.strike hard - deliver a sharp blow or push :"He knocked the glass clear across the room"strike hard - deliver a sharp blow or push :"He knocked the glass clear across the room"
strike - deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead"
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Strike no man without need, for I would fain avoid bloodshed, but if ye do strike, strike hard, and see that there be no need to strike again.
She committed herself to the opinion that now was the time to strike hard.
Those fellows strike hard, and don't leave off in a hurry.
We are prepared to strike and strike hard against the evil which has raised its head.
led international miliary coalition to help strike hard against the IS.
The rough weather prevailed on Saturday, thwarting the weekend plans of many residents; however it returned to normal during the evening, only to strike hard once more on Sunday.
It needed to be muscular and lean, it needed to move fast and strike hard.
Stick To Your Guns performs with The Amity Affliction, Being As An Ocean, '68, In Hearts Wake, Fight To Survive, Mirrors, With Hearts of Glass and Strike Hard at 4 p.
These strikes may draw another criminal act from Daesh, but the Egyptian army is strong and prepared to strike hard again," he told Gulf News.
Yet once the decision was taken to send in armed police they had to strike hard and fast.
led international coalition to strike hard at ISIS in Syria and Iraq.
The public sentencing made clear the determination of the ruling Communist Party to strike hard at "violent terrorism, separatism and religious extremism", the prefecture's deputy Party secretary Li Minghui said at the rally.