mortal blow


mortal blow
Военный термин: смертельный удар

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • strike a mortal blow (to something) — strike/deal/a mortal blow (to something) phrase to completely destroy something This could deal a mortal blow to his credibility. Thesaurus: to destroy or severely damage somethingsynonym Main entry: mortal …   Useful english dictionary

  • deal a mortal blow (to something) — strike/deal/a mortal blow (to something) phrase to completely destroy something This could deal a mortal blow to his credibility. Thesaurus: to destroy or severely damage somethingsynonym Main entry: mortal …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 hard knock that hits sb/sth ADJECTIVE ▪ hard, heavy, nasty, painful, powerful, severe, sharp, stinging, violent …   Collocations dictionary

  • mortal — mor|tal1 [ mɔrtl ] adjective * 1. ) human and not able to live for ever: His heart attack made him realize that he is mortal. a ) mortal remains a dead body ─ opposite IMMORTAL 2. ) serious enough to cause death: a mortal wound/blow/injury a )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mortal — I UK [ˈmɔː(r)t(ə)l] / US [ˈmɔrt(ə)l] adjective * 1) human and not able to live for ever His heart attack made him realize that he is mortal. 2) a) serious enough to cause death a mortal wound/blow/injury b) likely to end with someone s death… …   English dictionary

  • mortal — mor|tal1 [ˈmo:tl US ˈmo:rtl] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: Latin mortalis, from mors death ] 1.) not able to live for ever ≠ ↑immortal ▪ Her father s death reminded her that she was mortal. 2.) mortal blow/danger/wound etc a) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mortal — 1 adjective 1 not living for ever: Her father s death reminded her that she was mortal. | mortal creatures opposite immortal (1) 2 mortal blow/injuries/danger etc causing death or likely to cause death: He was dealt a mortal blow in the battle. | …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Mortal wound — A mortal wound is a very severe and serious injury (almost always a form of penetration or laceration) whether accidental or inflicted intentionally (by either suicide or homicide), which leads directly to the death of the victim. Death need not… …   Wikipedia

  • mortal — 01. He is such a superb athlete that he hardly seems to be in the same class as a mere [mortal] such as myself. 02. She has a [mortal] fear of heights, and even feels nervous standing on a chair. 03. The aliens laughed at us [mortals], saying we… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • blow — blow1 W3S2 [bləu US blou] v past tense blew [blu:] past participle blown [ US bloun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(wind moving)¦ 2¦(wind moving something)¦ 3¦(air from your mouth)¦ 4¦(make a noise)¦ 5¦(violence)¦ 6¦(lose an opportunity)¦ 7¦(waste money)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mortal — 1. adjective 1) mortal remains all men are mortal Syn: perishable, physical, bodily, corporeal, fleshly, earthly; human, impermanent, transient, ephemeral 2) a mortal blow Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

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