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Turkish translation of “strike”

strike

verb
 
 
/straɪk/ (past tense and past participle struck)
HIT [T] B1 to hit someone or something
vurmak
His car went out of control and struck a tree. I've never heard of anyone being struck by lightning.Physical and sexual assault and abductionSexual activity in generalHitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain
THINK [T] B2 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.Inspiration and inspiring
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.Seeming and purporting to beFaking and pretending
NOT WORK [I] B2 to stop working for a period of time because you want more money, etc
greve gitmek, grev yapmak
Bus drivers are threatening to strike.Industrial relations
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.Affecting and influencing
ATTACK [I] to attack suddenly
saldırmak, hücuma geçmek
The marines will strike at dawn.Attacking and invading
CLOCK [I, T] If a clock strikes, a bell rings to show what the time is.
(saat) çalmak, göstermek; vurmak
Watches and clocks
strike gold, oil, etc to find a supply of gold, oil, etc in the ground
altın/petrol vb. bulmak/damarına rastlamak
MineralogyMining and quarryingFinding and discovering
strike a match to light a match in order to produce fire
kibrit yakmak
Starting fires
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.Balance and imbalance
strike a deal If two people strike a deal, they promise to do something for each other which will give them both an advantage.
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), be struck dumbMaking and breaking promises and commitments
(Definition of strike verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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