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strike up something

phrasal verb with strike  us   /strɑɪk/ verb (past tense and past participle struck  /strʌk/ )
  • (START FRIENDSHIP)

to create or establish a relationship or conversation with someone: She struck up a relationship with an artist soon after she arrived in Paris.

strike up (something)

phrasal verb with strike  us   /strɑɪk/ verb (past tense and past participle struck  /strʌk/ )
  • (START MUSIC)

to start to play music: The band struck up a medley of Cole Porter tunes.
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