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English verb: blindside

1. blindside (social) catch unawares, especially with harmful consequences

SamplesThe economic downturn blindsided many investors.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)surprise

2. blindside (competition) attack or hit on or from the side where the attacked person's view is obstructed

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)assail, assault, attack, set on

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