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strike up (sth)

phrasal verb with strike uk   /straɪk/  us   /straɪk/ verb (struck, struck)

strike up sth

phrasal verb with strike uk   /straɪk/  us   /straɪk/ verb (struck, struck)
to start a relationship or conversation with someone: He gets really jealous if his girlfriend strikes up a friendship with another man. It can be difficult to strike up a conversation with a complete stranger.
(Definition of strike up (sth) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 开始演奏, 开始唱…
in Chinese (Traditional) 開始演奏, 開始唱…
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“strike up (sth)” in British English

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