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Pronunciation of Strikes: Learn how to pronounce Strikes in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word strike:

verb (past and past participle struck /strʌk/)
1 [with object] hit forcibly and deliberately with one’s hand or a weapon or other implement:
he raised his hand, as if to strike me
one man was struck on the head with a stick
[no object]:
Ewan struck out at her
inflict (a blow):
[with two objects]:
he struck her two blows on the leg
accidentally hit (a part of one’s body) against something:
she fell, striking her head against the side of the boat
come into forcible contact or collision with:
he was struck by a car in Whitepark Road
(of a beam or ray of light or heat) fall on (an object or surface):
the light struck her ring, reflecting off the diamond
(in sporting contexts) hit or kick (a ball):
he struck the ball into the back of the net
produce (a musical note) by pressing or hitting a key.
2 [with object] (of a disaster, disease, or other unwelcome phenomenon) occur suddenly and have harmful or damaging effects on:
a major earthquake struck the island
[no object]:
tragedy struck when Nick was killed in a car crash
(as adjective, in combination struck)
storm-struck areas
[no object] carry out an aggressive or violent action, typically without warning:
it was eight months before the murderer struck again
(usually be struck down) kill or seriously incapacitate (someone):
he was struck down by a mystery virus
(strike something into) cause or create a particular strong emotion in (someone):
drugs—a subject guaranteed to strike fear into parents’ hearts
[with object and complement] cause (someone) to be in a specified state:
he was struck dumb
3 [with object] (of a thought or idea) come into the mind of (someone) suddenly or unexpectedly:
a disturbing thought struck Melissa
cause (someone) to have a particular impression:
[with clause]:
it struck him that Marjorie was unusually silent
the idea struck her as odd
(be struck by/with) find particularly interesting, noticeable, or impressive:
Lucy was struck by the ethereal beauty of the scene
(be struck on) informal be deeply fond of or infatuated with:
she was rather struck on Angus, wasn’t she?
4 [no object] (of a clock) indicate the time by sounding a chime or stroke:
[with complement]:
the church clock struck twelve
(of time) be indicated by a clock sounding a chime or stroke:
eight o’clock struck
5 [with object] ignite (a match) by rubbing it briskly against an abrasive surface:
the match went out and he struck another
produce (fire or a spark) as a result of friction:
his iron stick struck sparks from the pavement
bring (an electric arc) into being:
heat is generated by an electric arc struck between two graphitic electrodes
6 [no object] (of employees) refuse to work as a form of organized protest, typically in an attempt to obtain a particular concession or concessions from their employer:
workers may strike over threatened job losses
[with object] North American undertake strike action against (an employer):
photoengravers voted to strike the New York Times
7 [with object] cancel, remove, or cross out with or as if with a pen:
I will strike his name from the list
the Court of Appeal struck out the claim for exemplary damages
she was striking words through with a pen
(strike someone off) officially remove someone from membership of a professional group:
he was struck off by the Law Society and will never practise as a solicitor again
(strike something down) North American abolish a law or regulation:
the law was struck down by the Supreme Court