strike on/upon

phrasal verb

struck on/upon; struck on/upon also stricken on/upon; striking on/upon
: to find or discover (something) especially suddenly
He struck on an idea for his novel.
They struck upon a salt mine.

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“Strike on/upon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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