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English definition of “strike out (somewhere)”

strike out (somewhere)

verb uk phrasal verb with strike   /straɪk/ (struck, struck) us  
to start on a long or difficult journey in a determined way: In heavy rain, we struck out across the field. She struck out for the opposite bank.Departing
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