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Low blow


Underhanded attack. Sinister or spiteful vengeance. ‘Blow’ is used as an indictment or release of private information and ‘low’ makes it a less than ethical. (Compare to Payback, Tit for tat, Get back at or Out for blood.)

 “Just because we broke up as friends, doesn’t mean she has to tell people I have a hairy butt. That’s really a low blow.”

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