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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theystrike on
he/she/itstrikes on
present participlestriking on
past tensestruck on
past participlestruck on

or strike upon

Related dictionary definitions

  1. strike on/upon something to find or think of something suddenly, unexpectedly, or by accident

    I think I've struck on a solution to our problem.

See also main entry: strike

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