strike up a conversation

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Definition of strike up a conversation

: to enter into a conversation I tried to strike up a conversation, but didn't have much luck. often + withShe often strikes up conversations with strangers.

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“Strike up a conversation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strike%20up%20a%20conversation. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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