at a stroke
phrasal all at once <
spent her savings at a stroke
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • at\ a\ stroke — • at a blow • at a stroke • at one stroke adv. phr. Immediately; suddenly; with one quick or forceful action. The pirates captured the ship and captured a ton of gold at a blow. A thousand men lost their jobs at a stroke when the factory closed.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • at a stroke — ► at a stroke by a single action having immediate effect. Main Entry: ↑stroke …   English terms dictionary

  • at a stroke — adverb or at one stroke : all at once : immediately his life savings wiped out at a stroke * * * at a stroke In one action • • • Main Entry: ↑stroke * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • at a stroke — See: AT A BLOW or AT A STROKE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at a stroke — See: AT A BLOW or AT A STROKE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at a stroke — at one time, at once, with one sweep …   English contemporary dictionary

  • at\ one\ stroke — • at a blow • at a stroke • at one stroke adv. phr. Immediately; suddenly; with one quick or forceful action. The pirates captured the ship and captured a ton of gold at a blow. A thousand men lost their jobs at a stroke when the factory closed.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • at one stroke — adverb see at a stroke * * * at a stroke/one stroke/ phrase with a single action that changes things completely They added 230 customers to their list at a stroke. Thesaurus: happening or done quickly, suddenly or immediatelysynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • at one stroke — See: AT A BLOW or AT ONE STROKE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at one stroke — See: AT A BLOW or AT ONE STROKE …   Dictionary of American idioms

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