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Meaning of “strike back” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of strike back from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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strike back

phrasal verb with strike  us   /strɑɪk/ verb (past tense and past participle struck  /strʌk/ )
to ​attack someone who has ​attacked you; ​retaliate: When you ​bullypeoplelong enough they are going to strike back.
(Definition of strike back from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “strike back”
in Chinese (Simplified) 反击,回击…
in Turkish karşı saldırıya geçmek…
in Russian наносить ответный удар…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反擊,回擊…
in Polish kontratakować, rewanżować się…
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