disaster strikes

Definition of disaster strikes

:something very bad happens
  • When disaster strikes, we will be prepared.

Word by Word Definitions

disaster play
  1. : an unfavorable aspect (see aspect 2a) of a planet or star

  2. : a sudden calamitous event bringing great damage, loss, or destruction

strike play strikes
  1. : to take a course : go

  2. : to aim and usually deliver a blow, stroke, or thrust (as with the hand, a weapon, or a tool)

  3. : to arrive with detrimental effect

  1. : a tool for smoothing a surface (as of a mold)

  2. : an act or instance of striking

  3. : a work stoppage by a body of workers to enforce compliance with demands made on an employer


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