Definition of 'like a ton of bricks'
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She can be as jolly and matey as you please off duty but if she ought to come down on anyone she comes down like a ton of bricks. ADRIENNE AND THE CHALET SCHOOL (2001)She was twenty when Orpen met her and he fell for her like a ton of bricks. WHISTLER IN THE DARK (2001)She must have known that she was going to have us down on her like a ton of bricks and probably scare off her police contact forever. CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
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