1. When the tsunami was coming, the people on the island were scrambling and hurting each other trying to get on the boat.2. When her husband died from a car accident she could not take the shock and had a severe breakdown.3. Her breaking up with him is a cruel blow to him.4. His son's accidental death crushes him.5. When his wife left him he was crushed.
 shock cruel blow crush devastate hurtcrush 很貼切地形容打擊的意思，特別是情感上的打擊。
1. 她跟我分手是個無情的打擊.2. 他兒子的死對他是個很大的打擊.< >
The fragrance in his house is reiniscent of fresh flowers.