strike a blow for

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Related to strike a blow for: strike off, strike a happy medium, struck a chord

strike a blow for somebody/something

to help or support someone or something The court's decision strikes a blow for every little guy that's ever been kicked around by a big company. Don't you wish you could think of a good way to strike a blow for change?
See also: blow, strike

strike a blow for something/somebody

to do something to support an idea or to change a situation to something which you believe is good He claims to be striking a blow for gender equality by employing an equal number of men and women. This latest agreement will strike a blow for free trade within the EU.
See also: blow, strike