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.

Examples of strike (someone) as in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The strikers lay blame for disruptions on the university for events leading up to the strike as well as the delay in its resolution. Jaweed Kaleem, Los Angeles Times, 3 June 2024 In 1985, 1,000 union production workers went on strike as their positions changed amid the new printing technology. Robert Channick, Chicago Tribune, 19 May 2024 Whalen mentioned the mill strike as a potential story of interest. Liz Rothaus Bertrand, Charlotte Observer, 25 Apr. 2024 The Iranian version of the readout differed by stating Putin characterized the strike as the best way to punish Israel, according to a report from Iran state media. Joedy McCreary, USA TODAY, 22 Apr. 2024 Unionized writers at Sesame Workshop have unanimously voted to authorize a potential strike as their negotiations over a new labor contract continue. Katie Kilkenny, The Hollywood Reporter, 16 Apr. 2024 These days, virality is not so much a lightning strike as a marketing scheme, reverse engineered by executives and masquerading as serendipity. Amanda Petrusich, The New Yorker, 8 Apr. 2024 The nurses, who are members of the Registered Nurses Professional Association, embarked on the union’s first-ever strike as negotiations with the county have reached an impasse over wage increases and working conditions. Grace Hase, The Mercury News, 2 Apr. 2024 Last June, Travis Kelce tossed a first-pitch strike as the Chiefs celebrated their Super Bowl LVII victory. Blair Kerkhoff, Kansas City Star, 28 Mar. 2024

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