He suffered a major blow when his bank failed in 1867.
He suffered multiple blows to the head and died at the scene.
Their relationship had suffered a terrible blow: who knew what might happen?
At almost the same time he suffered a great personal blow when his wife died after a short illness.
Finally, the farming community has suffered a great blow over the past few years.
But his marriage of 15 years suffered a blow recently when he had an affair.
"You suffered a terrible blow to the head, but time and rest will set everything right, even your memory."
In any case, next day we suffered a blow which almost put a premature stop to the walk.
Many of these reports also offered the conclusion that his campaign had suffered a serious blow.
But few hid the fact that the vice president had suffered a major blow.