Usage examples for Strikes

  1. It strikes me, dear boy, that you are in a fix." – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  2. But since it strikes you, perhaps it 's true. – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  3. It strikes me, Mr. Bruce, that the woman knows more about this affair than the man. – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  4. That strikes you as exaggerated, he said; but it's not so. – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
  5. When the clock strikes five, your wife's voice, too well known, alas! – Petty Troubles of Married Life, Part First by Honore de Balzac
  6. See, the sun strikes them now. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  7. " Loving- kindness" strikes rather a new note. – The Fourth Series Plays, Complete by John Galsworthy
  8. This strikes me as pretty reasonable from a Turkish point of view. – The Escaping Club by A. J. Evans
  9. Strikes you that way, does it? – The Henchman by Mark Lee Luther
  10. Gold strikes weren't known yet. – The Boy With the U.S. Miners by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  11. 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
  12. The sunshine of the world strikes my heart, but is not reflected back. – The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore
  13. 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
  14. " 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 – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. That shows how much you know about- about- Three strikes out, one of the scouts shouted. – Pee-wee Harris by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  18. Nothing, as a rule, strikes my imagination unless it be funny. – By Veldt and Kopje by William Charles Scully
  19. " It strikes as well," she said to him eagerly. – The Son of His Mother by Clara Viebig
  20. 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