it strikes me

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of it strikes me

1 used to say that one understands or is aware of something
  • It strikes me that there is a larger issue at stake.
2 used to say that one thinks something is unexpected or unusual
  • It strikes me that so few of them were willing to help.

Word by Word Definitions

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

me play
  1. : objective case of i


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