strike on/upon

phrasal verb
struck on/upon; struck on/upon also stricken on/upon; striking on/upon

Definition of strike 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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strike%20on/upon. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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