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strike

Pronunciation: /straɪk/

Translation of strike in French:

n

vt (prét, pp struck)

  • 1 (hit) frapper [person, vessel]; heurter [rock, tree, pedestrian] he struck his head on the table il s'est cogné la tête contre la table to be struck by lightning être frappé/-e par la foudre
  • 3 [idea, thought] venir à l'esprit de [person]; [resemblance] frapper to strike sb as odd paraître étrange à qn
  • 5 (achieve) conclure [deal, bargain] to strike a balance trouver le juste milieu (between entre)

vi (prét, pp struck)

  • 2 [workers] faire (la) grève

Phrasal verbs

strike down

terrasser [person]

strike off

strike [sth] offstrike off [sth] (delete) rayer
strike [sb] off radier [doctor]
strike [sb/sth] off sth rayer [qn/qch] de [list]

strike out

strike out (hit out) frapper to strike out at attaquer [adversary] s'en prendre à [critics]
strike [sth] out rayer

strike up

strike up [orchestra] commencer à jouer 1.1strike up [sth] to strike up a conversation with engager la conversation avec to strike up a friendship with se lier d'amitié avec

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