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strike on/upon sth

phrasal verb with strike uk   us   /straɪk/ verb (struck, struck)
to discover or think of something: She struck on the idea for her novel while she was travelling in Russia.
Translations of “strike on/upon sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 發現, 想起…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发现, 想起…
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