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strike through

(transitive) to draw (a line) through (something) to delete it
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  • Try to forgive him and me—for his ingratitude seems to 'strike through' to me; and I am not without remorse.

  • Come, let's take the lassie an' strike through that openin' over yon.

    The Long Patrol H. A. Cody
  • But then the cold began to strike through his clothes, and he started quickly away.

    The Jungle Upton Sinclair
  • It's what Ventnor meant when he said to strike through the sun.

    The Metal Monster A. Merritt
  • We've voted to put this strike through, and by God, we'll do it.

    Dr. Jonathan (A Play) Winston Churchill
  • They strike through organizations which are gigantic and reverend with age.

  • Speed being an object, I decided to strike through the bush to George Withers' hole.

    Spinifex and Sand David W Carnegie
  • I am strong enough to walk; we must strike through the forest and leave the rest to chance.

    The Pools of Silence H. de Vere Stacpoole
  • The soles should be strong enough to walk, and thick enough so dampness cannot strike through.

    Clothing and Health Helen Kinne
  • Light seemed to strike through her blood, however, endowing her with a splendid pallor.

    Lazarre Mary Hartwell Catherwood

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