In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(physically, verbally)arremeterto strike out at sb/sth — arremeter contra algn/algo
1.2(set out, proceed)emprender el caminoemprender la marchato strike out for sth
- they struck out for the summit/for home — emprendieron el camino hacia la cumbre/de regreso
- to strike out on one's own — ponerse a trabajar por cuenta propia
1.4US (fail)fracasardarse de narices informal
2.1(remove from list)tachar
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