strike (someone) as

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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.

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“Strike (someone) as.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strike%20%28someone%29%20as. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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