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strike up (sth)

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

strike up sth

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