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English definition of “strike out at someone/something”

strike out at someone/something

verb phrasal verb with strike  /strɑɪk/ ( past tense and past participle struck  /strʌk/) us  
to violently attack or criticize someone or something: She struck out at the royal family in her famous TV interview.
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