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Collins Spanish Dictionary- Complete & Unabridged
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strike

[straɪk]

(vb: pt, pp struck)

  1. N

    1. (by workers) huelga f , paro m

    2. (=discovery) [of oil, gold] descubrimiento m

    3. (Baseball) golpe m ; (Bowling) strike m

    4. (Mil) ataque m ; (=air strike) ataque m aéreo, bombardeo m

  2. VT

    1. (=hit) golpear; (with fist etc) pegar, dar una bofetada a; (with bullet etc) alcanzar; [+ ball] golpear; [+ chord, note] tocar; [+ instrument] herir, pulsar

    2. (=collide with) [+ rocks, landmine etc] chocar con, chocar contra; [+ difficulty, obstacle] encontrar, dar con, tropezar con

    3. (=produce, make) [+ coin, medal] acuñar; [+ a light, match] encender, prender (LAm)

    4. (=appear to, occur to)

    5. (=impress)

    6. (=find) [+ gold, oil] descubrir

    7. (=arrive at, achieve) [+ agreement] alcanzar, llegar a

    8. (=assume, adopt)

    9. (=cause to become)

    10. (=take down)

    11. (=remove, cross out) suprimir (from de)

  3. VI

    1. (Mil etc) (=attack) atacar; [disaster] sobrevenir; [disease] golpear; [snake etc] morder, atacar

    2. [workers] declarar la huelga, declararse en huelga

    3. [clock] dar la hora

    4. [match] encenderse

    5. (=move, go)

    6. (Naut) (=run aground) encallar, embarrancar

    7. (esp Naut) (=surrender) arriar la bandera

    8. (Bot) echar raíces, arraigar

  4. CPD

Examples from texts

The Ugly American strikes again.
El Americano Feo ataca de nuevo.»
Simmons, Dan / Phases of GravitySimmons, Dan / Fases de Gravedad
Fases de Gravedad
Simmons, Dan
© 1991 Ediciones В S.A.
© 1989 by Dan Simmons
Phases of Gravity
Simmons, Dan
© 1989, 2001 by Dan Simmons
Below: The worldwide distribution of lightning strikes.
Abajo: La distribución de la caída de relámpagos.
"We've recorded about 30 strikes this year so far," says Cooke.
"Ya hemos grabado aproximadamente 30 impactos en lo que va de este año", dice Cooke.
Radiation strikes the body over a relatively short period of time ranging from minutes to hours—just like a solar flare.
La radiación bombardea al cuerpo durante un tiempo relativamente corto, que puede oscilar desde algunos minutos hasta algunas horas —exactamente igual que durante una llamarada solar.
This money is kept and lent out whenever a crisis strikes.
Este dinero se guarda y se presta cuando se produce una crisis.
© 1996, El Grupo Consultivo de Ayuda a la Población Pobre
© 2012 CGAP: Consultative Group to Assist the Poor
Insert the text ', except 1331 matches "strike anywhere"
Añadir: «a excepción de 1331 fósforos distintos de los "de seguridad"
The honor guard surrounded him in classic group-pound fashion, and he circled in place, waiting for the first strike.
La guardia de honor le rodeó en la clásica posición para dar una paliza, y él dio vueltas en el lugar, esperando el primer golpe.
Ward, J.R. / Lover EnshrinedWard, J.R. / Amante Consagrado
Amante Consagrado
Ward, J.R.
© Traducción: 2009, Patricia Torres Londoño
© 2010, Santillana Ediciones Generales, S.L.
© 2007, Jessica Bird
Lover Enshrined
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2008
A sudden thought struck him.
De pronto se le ocurrió algo.
Scarrow, Simon / The Eagle's ConquestScarrow, Simon / Roma Vincit!
Roma Vincit!
Scarrow, Simon
© 2001 by Simon Scarrow
© de la traducción: Montserrat Batista, 2002
© de la presente edición: Edhasa, 2002
The Eagle's Conquest
Scarrow, Simon
© 2001 by Simon Scarrow
The story struck him as amusing, though he couldn't say exactly why, and he asked why they wanted to find him when it was clear Archimboldi didn't want to be seen.
La historia le pareció, sin que pudiera decir a ciencia cierta por qué, divertida, y les preguntó los motivos por los que querían encontrarlo si estaba claro que Archimboldi no quería que nadie lo viera.
Bolano, Roberto / 2666Bolano, Roberto / 2666
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 por herederos de Roberto Bolaño
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 by the heirs of Roberto Bolaño
© 2008 by Natasha Wimmer
She was not beautiful, but striking.
Más que guapa, resultaba atractiva.
Sansom, Christopher John / DissolutionSansom, Christopher John / El gallo negro
El gallo negro
Sansom, Christopher John
Dissolution
Sansom, Christopher John
© C.J. Sansom, 2003
She picked up the crime-scene preliminaries, struck with the language of the documents she was reading.
Cogió los resultados del examen preliminar del escenario, harta ya de la jerga de aquellos documentos.
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
Francis reached out and struck the ball just a little hard. It flew across the table, missing the back line by two inches.
Francis golpeó la pelota demasiado fuerte, que cayó más allá de la mesa.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach
I stopped at a few farms that struck me as ideal and talked to the farmers, but they all came up with excuses and posed objections.
Me detuve en un par de granjas que me parecieron idóneas y hablé con los granjeros, pero todos inventaban excusas y ponían objeciones.
Bolano, Roberto / 2666Bolano, Roberto / 2666
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 por herederos de Roberto Bolaño
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 by the heirs of Roberto Bolaño
© 2008 by Natasha Wimmer
Lucy was so striking, from her height, her scar, the way she carried herself, it was easy for Peter to picture her every move.
Lucy era tan inconfundible, con su estatura, su cicatriz y su porte, que le resultaba fácil imaginar todos sus movimientos.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach
His wrath did for him in the end; the cooler-headed Roman let the man's fading energy use itself up on his shield before a swift strike settled the matter.
Al final, su propia ira acabó con él: el romano, más sereno, dejó que la menguante energía de aquel hombre se agotara contra su escudo antes de zanjar el asunto con un golpe rápido.
Scarrow, Simon / The Eagle's ConquestScarrow, Simon / Roma Vincit!
Roma Vincit!
Scarrow, Simon
© 2001 by Simon Scarrow
© de la traducción: Montserrat Batista, 2002
© de la presente edición: Edhasa, 2002
The Eagle's Conquest
Scarrow, Simon
© 2001 by Simon Scarrow

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Collocations

strike up
entablar
strike up
trabar
air strike
ataque aéreo
first strike
primer golpe
general strike
huelga general
grief-stricken
desconsolado
be struck dumb
enmudecer
go on strike
declararse en huelga
strike camp
levantar el campamento
strike camp
levantar el campo
be struck dumb
quedarse mudo
break a strike
romper una huelga
strike back
devolver el golpe

Word forms

strike

verb
Basic forms
Paststruck
Imperativestrike
Present Participle (Participle I)striking
Past Participle (Participle II)stricken, struck
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I strikewe strike
you strikeyou strike
he/she/it strikesthey strike
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am strikingwe are striking
you are strikingyou are striking
he/she/it is strikingthey are striking
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have stricken, struckwe have stricken, struck
you have stricken, struckyou have stricken, struck
he/she/it has stricken, struckthey have stricken, struck
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been strikingwe have been striking
you have been strikingyou have been striking
he/she/it has been strikingthey have been striking
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I struckwe struck
you struckyou struck
he/she/it struckthey struck
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was strikingwe were striking
you were strikingyou were striking
he/she/it was strikingthey were striking
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had stricken, struckwe had stricken, struck
you had stricken, struckyou had stricken, struck
he/she/it had stricken, struckthey had stricken, struck
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been strikingwe had been striking
you had been strikingyou had been striking
he/she/it had been strikingthey had been striking
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will strikewe shall/will strike
you will strikeyou will strike
he/she/it will strikethey will strike
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be strikingwe shall/will be striking
you will be strikingyou will be striking
he/she/it will be strikingthey will be striking
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have stricken, struckwe shall/will have stricken, struck
you will have stricken, struckyou will have stricken, struck
he/she/it will have stricken, struckthey will have stricken, struck
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been strikingwe shall/will have been striking
you will have been strikingyou will have been striking
he/she/it will have been strikingthey will have been striking
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would strikewe should/would strike
you would strikeyou would strike
he/she/it would strikethey would strike
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be strikingwe should/would be striking
you would be strikingyou would be striking
he/she/it would be strikingthey would be striking
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have stricken, struckwe should/would have stricken, struck
you would have stricken, struckyou would have stricken, struck
he/she/it would have stricken, struckthey would have stricken, struck
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been strikingwe should/would have been striking
you would have been strikingyou would have been striking
he/she/it would have been strikingthey would have been striking
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am stricken, struckwe are stricken, struck
you are stricken, struckyou are stricken, struck
he/she/it is stricken, struckthey are stricken, struck
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being stricken, struckwe are being stricken, struck
you are being stricken, struckyou are being stricken, struck
he/she/it is being stricken, struckthey are being stricken, struck
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been stricken, struckwe have been stricken, struck
you have been stricken, struckyou have been stricken, struck
he/she/it has been stricken, struckthey have been stricken, struck
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was stricken, struckwe were stricken, struck
you were stricken, struckyou were stricken, struck
he/she/it was stricken, struckthey were stricken, struck
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being stricken, struckwe were being stricken, struck
you were being stricken, struckyou were being stricken, struck
he/she/it was being stricken, struckthey were being stricken, struck
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been stricken, struckwe had been stricken, struck
you had been stricken, struckyou had been stricken, struck
he/she/it had been stricken, struckthey had been stricken, struck
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be stricken, struckwe shall/will be stricken, struck
you will be stricken, struckyou will be stricken, struck
he/she/it will be stricken, struckthey will be stricken, struck
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been stricken, struckwe shall/will have been stricken, struck
you will have been stricken, struckyou will have been stricken, struck
he/she/it will have been stricken, struckthey will have been stricken, struck

strike

verb
Basic forms
Paststriked
Imperativestrike
Present Participle (Participle I)striking
Past Participle (Participle II)striked
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I strikewe strike
you strikeyou strike
he/she/it strikesthey strike
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am strikingwe are striking
you are strikingyou are striking
he/she/it is strikingthey are striking
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have strikedwe have striked
you have strikedyou have striked
he/she/it has strikedthey have striked
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been strikingwe have been striking
you have been strikingyou have been striking
he/she/it has been strikingthey have been striking
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I strikedwe striked
you strikedyou striked
he/she/it strikedthey striked
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was strikingwe were striking
you were strikingyou were striking
he/she/it was strikingthey were striking
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had strikedwe had striked
you had strikedyou had striked
he/she/it had strikedthey had striked
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been strikingwe had been striking
you had been strikingyou had been striking
he/she/it had been strikingthey had been striking
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will strikewe shall/will strike
you will strikeyou will strike
he/she/it will strikethey will strike
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be strikingwe shall/will be striking
you will be strikingyou will be striking
he/she/it will be strikingthey will be striking
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have strikedwe shall/will have striked
you will have strikedyou will have striked
he/she/it will have strikedthey will have striked
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been strikingwe shall/will have been striking
you will have been strikingyou will have been striking
he/she/it will have been strikingthey will have been striking
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would strikewe should/would strike
you would strikeyou would strike
he/she/it would strikethey would strike
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be strikingwe should/would be striking
you would be strikingyou would be striking
he/she/it would be strikingthey would be striking
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have strikedwe should/would have striked
you would have strikedyou would have striked
he/she/it would have strikedthey would have striked
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been strikingwe should/would have been striking
you would have been strikingyou would have been striking
he/she/it would have been strikingthey would have been striking
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am strikedwe are striked
you are strikedyou are striked
he/she/it is strikedthey are striked
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being strikedwe are being striked
you are being strikedyou are being striked
he/she/it is being strikedthey are being striked
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been strikedwe have been striked
you have been strikedyou have been striked
he/she/it has been strikedthey have been striked
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was strikedwe were striked
you were strikedyou were striked
he/she/it was strikedthey were striked
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being strikedwe were being striked
you were being strikedyou were being striked
he/she/it was being strikedthey were being striked
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been strikedwe had been striked
you had been strikedyou had been striked
he/she/it had been strikedthey had been striked
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be strikedwe shall/will be striked
you will be strikedyou will be striked
he/she/it will be strikedthey will be striked
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been strikedwe shall/will have been striked
you will have been strikedyou will have been striked
he/she/it will have been strikedthey will have been striked

strike

noun
SingularPlural
Common casestrikestrikes
Possessive casestrike'sstrikes'