strike upon

strike upon
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "strike upon":
present tense I/you/we/they strike upon he/she/it strikes upon present participle striking upon past tense struck upon past participle struck upon
same as strike on 1)

I recently struck upon an interesting idea.


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