- one fell swoop
- One fell swoopIf something is done at one fell swoop, it is done in a single period of activity, usually swiftly and ruthlessly.
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One Fell Swoop — Studio album by The Spill Canvas Released August 9, 2005 … Wikipedia
one fell swoop — see under swoop ● fell … Useful english dictionary
one fell swoop — If something is done at one fell swoop, it is done in a single period of activity, usually swiftly and ruthlessly. (Dorking School Dictionary) *** If something is accomplished at (or in) one fell swoop, it is done in a single action,… … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
one fell swoop — noun One stroke; one action or event with many results. Changing the oil lubricates the engine and removes debris in one fell swoop … Wiktionary
one fell swoop — See in one fell swoop … English idioms
One fell swoop — If something is done at one fell swoop, it is done in a single period of activity, usually swiftly and ruthlessly … Dictionary of English idioms
one fell swoop — All at once (Shakespeare). ► “Acquisition also eliminates competition and delivers geographic penetration in one fell swoop.” (Success, Sept. 1995, p. 83) … American business jargon
in one fell swoop — in/at/one fell swoop phrase with one sudden action, or on one single occasion In one fell swoop he’s destroyed everything we’ve achieved in the last year. Thesaurus: happening or done quickly, suddenly or immediatelysynonym happening only once … Useful english dictionary
at one fell swoop — (Shakespeare, Macbeth IV.3.218) 1. By one terrible blow 2. (also in or with) by one complete decisive action 3. Suddenly • • • Main Entry: ↑swoop * * * in/at/ … Useful english dictionary
at one fell swoop — See: IN ONE FELL SWOOP … Dictionary of American idioms