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phrasal verb
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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 meanings

  1. 1
    [transitive] 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.

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of strike on
  2. 2
    be struck on British informal if you are struck on someone or something, you like them

    I'm not particularly struck on him.

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