Phrasal Verb: Strike down

Strike down

Meaning: Kill

Example: A hitman STRUCK him DOWN as he entered the building. (This verb is often used in the passive- He was struck down as he entered the building.)

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Strike down

Meaning: Make someone ill

Example: I was STRUCK DOWN with food poisoning. (This verb is mostly used in the passive.)

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Strike down

Meaning: Disallow a law, decision, etc

Example: The Appeal Court STRUCK DOWN the lower court's ruling.

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