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to go on strike: to stop working until conditions are improved (such as pay)
We will go on strike next Monday, and we will not work again until we have a better salary!
Don't confuse this with to strike (to hit, to punch, to attack)
UK: I cried when I saw the man strike his dog. It struck me as very cruel.
US: Rachel comes from a poverty-stricken country.
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- "'Back in the good old days, the labor unions organized strikes almost every week."
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