Bedeutung von “strike” im Essential American English Dictionary


verb us /strɑɪk/ present participle striking, past tense and past participle struck

B1 formal to hit someone or something:

Two climbers were struck by falling rocks.
His car went out of control and struck a tree.

If a thought or idea strikes you, you suddenly think of it:

It struck me that Jane was probably unhappy.

If a group of workers strike, they stop working for a period of time to try to force their employer to give them more money or to improve their working situation:

Bus drivers are threatening to strike.

If a clock strikes, a bell rings to show what the time is.

(Definition von “strike verb” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)