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striking British & World English

Attracting attention by reason of being unusual, extreme, or prominent

striking English Thesaurus

Lizzie bears a striking resemblance to her sister

strike British & World English

Hit forcibly and deliberately with one’s hand or a weapon or other implement

striking circle British & World English

An elongated semicircle on a hockey field in front of the goal, from within which the ball must be hit in order to score

striking plate British & World English

Another term for striker plate.

striking price British & World English

Another term for strike price.

within striking distance British & World English

Near enough to hit or achieve something

strike on/upon in strike British & World English

Discover or think of, especially unexpectedly or by chance

strike out in strike British & World English

Start out on a new or independent course or endeavour

strike in in strike British & World English

Intervene in a conversation or discussion

strike someone out in strike British & World English

Dismiss someone (or be dismissed) by means of three strikes

strike up in strike British & World English

(Of a band or orchestra) begin to play a piece of music

strike something up in strike British & World English

Begin a friendship or conversation with someone, typically in a casual way

strike in British & World English

Intervene in a conversation or discussion

strike someone out British & World English

Dismiss someone (or be dismissed) by means of three strikes

strike up British & World English

(Of a band or orchestra) begin to play a piece of music

strike something up in strike up British & World English

Begin a friendship or conversation with someone, typically in a casual way

hit home in home British & World English

(Of a blow or a missile) reach an intended target

hit home British & World English

(Of a blow or a missile) reach an intended target

strike gold in strike British & World English

Discover gold during the course of drilling or mining

strike gold British & World English

Discover gold during the course of drilling or mining

strike hands in strike British & World English

(Of two people) clasp hands to seal a deal or agreement

strike lucky in strike British & World English

Have good luck in a particular matter

strike hands British & World English

(Of two people) clasp hands to seal a deal or agreement

strike lucky British & World English

Have good luck in a particular matter

strike someone off in strike British & World English

Officially remove someone from membership of a professional group

strike an attitude in strike British & World English

Hold one’s body in a particular position to create an impression

strike an attitude British & World English

Hold one’s body in a particular position to create an impression

within striking distance in distance British & World English

Near enough to hit or achieve something

strike a balance British & World English

Choose a moderate course

strike a chord in chord2 British & World English

Cause someone to feel sympathy, emotion, or enthusiasm

strike a chord British & World English

Cause someone to feel sympathy, emotion, or enthusiasm

hour British & World English

A time of day specified as an exact number of hours from midnight or midday

strike something into in strike British & World English

Cause or create a particular strong emotion in (someone)

strike it rich in strike British & World English

Acquire a great deal of money, typically in a sudden or unexpected way

strike it rich British & World English

Acquire a great deal of money, typically in a sudden or unexpected way

strike a blow for in blow2 British & World English

Act in support of (or opposition to)

strike a blow for British & World English

Act in support of (or opposition to)

strike a note of in note British & World English

Express (a particular feeling or view) about something

strike a note of British & World English

Express (a particular feeling or view) about something

strike a blow for in strike British & World English

Do something to help (or hinder) a cause, belief, or principle

strike a false note in note British & World English

Appear insincere or inappropriate

strike a false note British & World English

Appear insincere or inappropriate

strike the right chord in chord2 British & World English

Skilfully appeal to or arouse a particular emotion in others

strike the right chord British & World English

Skilfully appeal to or arouse a particular emotion in others


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