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Definitions of Strikes

  1.   Work- related situations in which the employees as a group refuse to work until certain conditions of employment are granted by the employer.

Quotes of Strikes

  1. Unlike most major American cities, Honolulu is geographically insulated from the rest of the country. When disaster strikes we cannot call on neighboring states for assistance. – Daniel Akaka
  2. Of all the things I do, acting is the thing that grabs most, but there's another level on which it strikes me as being a little silly. In the end you're dressing up and deciding to be somebody. – Jane Asher
  3. Today, the technology is there to give early and normally ample warning when a powerful tornado approaches. When a tornado strikes all of us are at risk. – Spencer Bachus
  4. Success soon palls. The joyous time is when the breeze first strikes your sails, and the waters rustle under your bows. – Charles Buxton
  5. There are two births: the one when light, First strikes the new awakened sense; The other when two souls unite, And we must count our life from thence, When you loved me and I loved you, Then both of us were born anew. – William Cartwright
  6. No one has the right to be sorry for himself for a misfortune that strikes everyone. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
  7. It strikes me that these days, clubs don't even want players who can truly play any more; they just want athletes, quick guys who don't have a football brain, can just run and run; some of them, Jesus. I can never imagine acting like that. – Robbie Fowler
  8. Show me the country that has no strikes and I'll show you the country in which there is no liberty. – Samuel Gompers
  9. I'm going through a divorce now. This is the second one, and like baseball, I'm not gonna get three strikes I've been living by myself for five years and I'm very comfortable. I can play my guitar when I want to. – Buddy Guy
  10. We are so bound together that no man can labor for himself alone. Each blow he strikes in his own behalf helps to mold the universe. – Jerome K. Jerome
  11. The result is that you are now experiencing what we experienced in the war in Algeria: The Israeli government says that it is a victim of terrorist activity, but this activity is less visible than the military strikes – Jean-Marie Le Pen
  12. At first, it's unfamiliar, then it strikes root. – Fernando Pessoa
  13. The Spy Act strikes a right balance between preserving legitimate and benign uses of this technology, while still, at the same time, protecting unwitting consumers from the harm caused when it is misused and, of course, designed for nefarious purposes. – Cliff Stearns
  14. Strikes always leave a bad taste with everyone. – Sarah Sutton
  15. Hitting is business. With two strikes you really protect that plate. – Bill Terry

Usage examples for Strikes

  1. Her belief should go for something, sir; for much, it strikes me, when you consider what a woman she is." ” – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  2. Gold strikes weren't known yet. ” – The Boy With the U.S. Miners by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  3. But since it strikes you, perhaps it 's true. ” – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  4. “ " It strikes as well," she said to him eagerly. ” – The Son of His Mother by Clara Viebig
  5. The sunshine of the world strikes my heart, but is not reflected back. ” – The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore
  6. This strikes me as pretty reasonable from a Turkish point of view. ” – The Escaping Club by A. J. Evans
  7. That shows how much you know about- about- Three strikes out, one of the scouts shouted. ” – Pee-wee Harris by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  8. Strikes you that way, does it? ” – The Henchman by Mark Lee Luther
  9. That strikes you as exaggerated, he said; but it's not so. ” – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
  10. Another day, and many a day And many a week and month depart, When a fatal letter wings its way Across the sea, like a bird of prey, And strikes and tears the old man's heart. ” – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  11. Then Cuchulainn rose against him, and strikes his head off with his playing- club, and begins to drive his ball before him across the plain. ” – The Cattle-Raid of Cualnge (Tain Bo Cualnge) by Unknown
  12. “ " It strikes me," said I, " that you were much smaller in those days." ” – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  13. See, the sun strikes them now. ” – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  14. When the clock strikes five, your wife's voice, too well known, alas! ” – Petty Troubles of Married Life, Part First by Honore de Balzac
  15. It strikes me, Mr. Bruce, that the woman knows more about this affair than the man. ” – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  16. It strikes me, dear boy, that you are in a fix." ” – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  17. At last the child is put to bed; they rock him to sleep, and the clock strikes seven. ” – Musicians of To-Day by Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi
  18. Nothing, as a rule, strikes my imagination unless it be funny. ” – By Veldt and Kopje by William Charles Scully
  19. It strikes me, said Matlack to himself, as he walked away, that this here camp will come to an end pretty soon. ” – The Associate Hermits by Frank R. Stockton
  20. “ " Loving- kindness" strikes rather a new note. ” – The Fourth Series Plays, Complete by John Galsworthy

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