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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theystrike off
he/she/itstrikes off
present participlestriking off
past tensestruck off
past participlestruck off
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  1. 1
    [intransitive] to go in a particular direction in a way that shows energy or determination
    strike off across: They struck off across the desert without supplies.
    strike off through: Startled by the noise, he had struck off through the woods.
  2. 2
    [transitive] [usually passive] to remove something from a list or record
    We can strike that off today’s agenda – it’s been settled.
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