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strike through

(transitive) to draw (a line) through (something) to delete it
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  • In the midst of heaven the horrors of hell will strike through me!

    The Robbers Friedrich Schiller
  • "You strike through to the heart of the matter," Jason said.

    Deathworld Harry Harrison
  • We've voted to put this strike through, and by God, we'll do it.

    Dr. Jonathan (A Play) Winston Churchill
  • Come, let's take the lassie an' strike through that openin' over yon.

    The Long Patrol H. A. Cody
  • It's what Ventnor meant when he said to strike through the sun.

    The Metal Monster A. Merritt
  • They strike through organizations which are gigantic and reverend with age.

  • Other groups could strike through the passes for the other fires.

  • 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
  • Try to forgive him and me—for his ingratitude seems to 'strike through' to me; and I am not without remorse.

  • Something, at this moment, seemed to strike through my heart, as if the assurance with which he did this had given me a wound.

    Katia Leo Tolstoy

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