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strike out

phrasal verb with strike
 
 
/straɪk/ verb (struck, struck)
[I] to begin a new career or activity, usually on your own: He left the corporate banking world with the aim of striking out and setting up his own business.strike out on your own She finally struck out on her own, setting up a news blog with a friend.
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