strike (someone) as
Definition of strike (someone) as
to cause (someone) to think about someone or something in a particular way It strikes me as peculiar that she left without a word. Her comment struck me as odd. She strikes us as a very qualified candidate.
Word by Word Definitions
: to take a course : go
: to aim and usually deliver a blow, stroke, or thrust (as with the hand, a weapon, or a tool)
: to arrive with detrimental effect
: a tool for smoothing a surface (as of a mold)
: an act or instance of striking
: a work stoppage by a body of workers to enforce compliance with demands made on an employer
: some person : somebody
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