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.
Al-Jawahiri said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) that the spread of corruption in Iraq is one of the most important obstacles for the investor, and the government must strike hard at the hands of the corrupt, pointing out that many of the countries and major and small companies, came for the purpose of extrapolating the situation about investment in Iraq, and therefore, some may be good convictions for investment and some may be the opposite, and relative success to the Conference is linked to the basis of the results, which are not clear yet.
BAGPIPE-playing Jeremy Corbyn's biggest Bung Parliament dilemma is when to strike hard against the shambolic Cons.
He is definitely determined to put an end to the illegal drugs trade and drug use in our country, and to strike hard at the drug menace at every level-from drug users to small-time drug pushers, to the notorious drug lords and their protectors, and to the narco-politicians.
I believe we have to strike, to strike hard at a time when Daesh, Islamic State group, is starting to buckle and is retreating," he added.
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.