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strike outphrasal verb
- 1to start being independent I knew it was time I struck out on my own.
- 2 (informal) to fail or be unsuccessful The movie struck out and didn't win a single Oscar.
- 1to aim a sudden violent blow at someone or something He lost his temper and struck out wildly.
- 2to criticize someone or something, especially in a public speech or in a book or newspaper In a recent article she strikes out at her critics.
strike out (at somebody/something)
(in baseball) to fail to hit the ball three times and therefore not be allowed to continue hitting; to make someone do this related noun strikeoutjump to other results
to move in a determined way (toward something) He struck out (= started swimming) toward the shore.jump to other results