All in one go: in one fell swoop they exceeded the total number of tries scored last year
[from Shakespeare's Macbeth ( iv. iii. 219)]
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- Freedom and privacy rarely, if ever, disappear in one fell swoop.
- And in one fell swoop, all the things I had to remember her by were gone.
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