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being cause for a strike, as by union members:
strikable labor issues.


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  • Strike a balance

    Find a compromise, as in We have to strike a balance between what we want and what we can afford. This expression alludes to accounting, where it signifies finding a profit or loss by weighing income versus outlay. [ Mid-1800s ]

  • Strike a chord

    Trigger a feeling or memory, as in That poem strikes a chord in all those touched by the Holocaust. This term alludes to striking the strings or keys of a musical instrument. [ First half of 1800s ]

  • Strike a happy medium

    see: happy medium

  • Strike-benefit

    noun 1. money paid to strikers by a union to enable them to subsist during a strike.

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