strike up

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To start something, usually playing live music.
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The bride entered the church just as the "Wedding March" struck up.

Submitted on June 09, 2010

Additional definitions for 'strike up':

strike upTo start something with somebody else. Usually a conversation or relationship.
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How to pronounce this phrase?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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