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Sentence count:287+66 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-07-16Updated:2016-12-13
Synonym: batclouthitjabknockrebelrevoltsmackwhackAntonym: ballSimilar words: strikingstripstringstrictstrictlydistrictrestrictdistributeMeaning: [straɪk]  n. 1. a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions 2. an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective 3. (baseball) a pitch that the batter swings at and misses, or that the batter hits into foul territory, or that the batter does not swing at but the umpire judges to be in the area over home plate and between the batter's knees and shoulders 4. a gentle blow 5. a score in tenpins: knocking down all ten with the first ball 6. a conspicuous success. v. 1. hit against; come into sudden contact with 2. deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon 3. have an emotional or cognitive impact upon 4. make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target 5. indicate (a certain time) by striking 6. affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely 7. stop work in order to press demands 8. touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly 9. attain 10. produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically 11. cause to form (an electric arc) between electrodes of an arc lamp 12. find unexpectedly 13. produce by ignition or a blow 14. remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line 15. cause to experience suddenly 16. drive something violently into a location 17. occupy or take on 18. form by stamping, punching, or printing 19. smooth with a strickle 20. pierce with force 21. arrive at after reckoning, deliberating, and weighing. 
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1) Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul. 
2) Strike the iron while it is hot. 
3) Strike while the iron is hot. 
4) You can do more than strike while the iron is hot; you can make the iron hot by striking. 
5) Managementmust take ultimate responsibility for the strike.
6) The footballer took a strike at the goal.
7) They were ordered to strike back.
8) for taking part in the strike.
9) Organizers of the strike are determined to press on.
10) The rail strike is a bloody nuisance.
11) The threatening strike did not take place after all.
12) A strike will cause havoc for commuters.
13) These changes strike at the heart of British/American/modern society.
14) The strike has now been politicized.
15) The strike took a heavy toll in lost productivity.
16) The deal pre-empted a strike by rail workers.
17) The unsatisfiedness of the workmen resulted in a strike.
18) A long-protracted strike dislocated the economy.
19) A general strike brought the country to a standstill.
20) The snake coiled up, ready to strike.
21) The rail strike is a problem for all commuters.
22) The court declared that strike action was illegal.
23) The threatened strike has been called off.
24) She is the favourite to strike gold in the 400 metres hurdles.
25) Many of the things she says will strike a chord with other young women.
26) The long and costly strike proved to be the last nail in the company's coffin.
27) Despite threats of strike action,( the management remain hopeful that an agreement can be reached.
28) An indiscreet remark triggered off a long and costly strike.
29) The majority of union members voted in favour of a strike.
30) I hate to be blunt, Frankie, but she just didn't strike me as being very ladylike.
More similar words: strikingstripstringstrictstrictlydistrictrestrictdistributeindustrialrestrictionThe last ritesdistributionbikehikelikelikelyunlikefeel likeunlikelyand the likelikewiselikelihoodsomething liketrimtribetricktrialtribalget rid oftrigger
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