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strike off

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present tense
I/you/we/theystrike off
he/she/itstrikes off
present participlestriking off
past tensestruck off
past participlestruck off
  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.

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