/straɪk/ verb (past tense and past participle struck)
HIT [T] › to hit someone or something
vurmak Two climbers were struck by falling rocks. His car went out of control and struck a tree. I've never heard of anyone being struck by lightning.39583
THINK [T] › If a thought or idea strikes you, you suddenly think of it.
birden düşünmek, şıp diye düşünüvermek, aklına gelivermek; zihninde şimşek gibi çakmak [+ (that)] It struck me that I'd forgotten to order the champagne.1108
strike sb as sth › If someone strikes you as having a particular quality, they seem to have that quality.
...gibi gelmek; ...izlenimini uyandırmak He didn't strike me as a passionate man.1744
NOT WORK [I] › to stop working for a period of time because you want more money, etc
greve gitmek, grev yapmak Bus drivers are threatening to strike.1449
EFFECT [T] › If something bad strikes something or someone, it affects them strongly and quickly.
çabucak ve güçlü şekilde etkile(n)mek The hurricane struck the coast at about eight in the morning.2143
ATTACK [I] › to attack suddenly
saldırmak, hücuma geçmek The marines will strike at dawn.708
CLOCK [I, T] › If a clock strikes, a bell rings to show what the time is.
(saat) çalmak, göstermek; vurmak201
strike gold, oil, etc › to find a supply of gold, oil, etc in the ground
altın/petrol vb. bulmak/damarına rastlamak2632661986
strike a match › to light a match in order to produce fire
strike a balance › to give two things the same amount of attention
denge kurmak, dengeyi sağlamak It's important to strike a balance between spending and saving.1909
strike a deal › If two people strike a deal, they promise to do something for each other which will give them both an advantage. strike back phrasal verb
karşılıklı iyilik yapmaya söz vermek The book's author has struck a deal with a major film company. → See also strike a chord (with sb) → See also be struck dumb1175
› to attack someone who has attacked you strike out phrasal verb
karşı saldırıya geçmek709
START MOVING › to start moving towards somewhere in a determined way
kararlı bir şekilde bir tarafa yönelmek; azimle başlamak She struck out for the opposite bank.1595
FAIL US informal › to fail at something strike sth out phrasal verb
başarısızlığa uğramak; bir şeyi başaramamak I really struck out with her - she wouldn't even let me kiss her goodbye.1852
› to draw a line through something wrong that you have written strike up sth phrasal verb
› to start a conversation or relationship with someone
sohbeti/dostluğu başlatmak; dostluk kurmak/başlatmak I struck up a conversation with a guy who worked behind the bar.643