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strike up (sth)

verb uk phrasal verb with strike   /straɪk/ (struck, struck) us  
to start to play or sing something: When the applause had died down, a regimental band struck up the national anthem.
Translations of “strike up (sth)”
in Chinese (Traditional) 開始演奏, 開始唱…
in Chinese (Simplified) 开始演奏, 开始唱…
(Definition of strike up (sth) phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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