Hello! Guys. Time to learn a new word!
Let ‘s read a piece of news together.
6.4 magnitude earthquake strikes Southern California.
A 6.4 magnitude earthquake rattled Southern California on Thursday and officials said it was the largest to hit the region in 20 years. The quake struck near the city of Ridgecrest, which is located about 160 miles northeast of Los Angeles.
Word For Today:
Translations of strike in different languages:
How is strike used?
(1) v. to hit or attack someone or something forcefully or violently.
Her car went out of control and struck an oncoming vehicle.
The police have warned the public that the killer could strike again.
My golf was terrible today – I just didn’t strike the ball well.
(2)v. (STOP WORK) to refuse to continue working because of an argument with an employer about working conditions, pay levels, or job losses.
Democratization has brought workers the right to strike and join a trade union.
We’re striking for better pay and improved safety standards.
(3) v. (CAUSE SUFFERING) to cause a person or place to suffer severely from the effects of something very unpleasant that happens suddenly.
The disease has struck the whole community, sometimes wiping out whole families.
They predict that a large earthquake will strike the west coast before the end of the decade.
(1) Check your spelling.
Which spelling is correct?
A. Strict B. Strike C. Stirke
(2) Make a sentence with the new word.
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