The Saudis hope the overthrow of Bashar al-Assad will deal a body blow to Iran and Hezbollah.
If Israel is willing to think outside the box, it can deal Bashar al-Assad, Iran, and Hizbullah a body blow without firing a shot.
For many Latin America watchers, the fall of this entrepreneurial wunderkind was a body blow to Brazil itself.
I can hardly exaggerate the body blow to the Service such a decision would give.
Biddy was the very pink of pugnacity, and could throw in a body blow, or plant a facer, with singular energy and science.
This in his own paper over his own signature was a body blow; but it had the effect of curing his cold.
Never before had Epworth driven a body blow with such terrific force.
Diving low he hit Harror a body blow with his shoulder and the giant doubled in pain.
Retail merchandising tradition in New York suffered a body blow some years ago when Macy's sent them upstairs.
Suspicion was pounding at him like a body blow that is repeated accurately and relentlessly in the same vulnerable spot.