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strike sth out/through

verb uk phrasal verb with strike   /straɪk/ (struck, struck) us  
to draw a line through text in a document to show that it does not relate to you or is not correct: Please strike out whichever option does not apply to you.
Translations of “strike sth out/through”
in Chinese (Traditional) 劃掉,刪去(文件中無關或錯誤之處)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 划掉,删去(文件中无关或错误之处)…
(Definition of strike sth out/through from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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