strike a an attitude

strike a an attitude
strike a ˈpose/an ˈattitude idiom
to hold your body in a particular way to create a particular impression

to strike a dramatic pose

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  • strike a pose attitude — strike a ˈpose/an ˈattitude idiom to hold your body in a particular way to create a particular impression • to strike a dramatic pose Main entry: ↑strikeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • strike — strike1 W3S3 [straık] v past tense and past participle struck [strʌk] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(hit)¦ 2¦(hit with hand/weapon etc)¦ 3¦(thought/idea)¦ 4 strike somebody as (being) something 5¦(stop work)¦ 6¦(attack)¦ 7¦(harm)¦ 8¦(something bad happens)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • strike — strikeless, adj. /struyk/, v., struck or (Obs.) strook; struck or (esp. for 31 34) stricken or (Obs.) strook; striking; n., adj. v.t. 1. to deal a blow or stroke to (a person or thing), as with the fist, a weapon, or a hammer; hit …   Universalium

  • strike — 1 /straIk/ verb past tense and past participle struck /str k/ THINK/NOTICE 1 (transitive not in progressive) if a thought or idea strikes you, you suddenly realize that it is important, interesting, surprising, bad etc: The funny side of the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • attitude — n. 1) to assume, strike, take an attitude 2) a belligerent, defiant, surly; casual; cavalier; condescending, patronizing; hands off; holier than thou; irreverent; liberal; negative; positive; reverent; scornful attitude 3) an attitude about; of;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Strike — Strike, v. t. [imp. {Struck}; p. p. {Struck}, {Stricken}({Stroock}, {Strucken}, Obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Striking}. Struck is more commonly used in the p. p. than stricken.] [OE. striken to strike, proceed, flow, AS. str[=i]can to go, proceed,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • strike an attitude — To assume a position or figure indicative of a feeling or emotion not really felt • • • Main Entry: ↑attitude * * * strike a pose/an attitude/ phrase to put your body into a particular position in order to create a particular effect He threw out… …   Useful english dictionary

  • strike — [strīk] vt. struck, struck or occas. (but for vt. 11 commonly and for vt. 8 & 15 usually) stricken, striking, [ME striken, to proceed, flow, strike with rod or sword < OE strican, to go, proceed, advance, akin to Ger streichen < IE * streig …   English World dictionary

  • Attitude — At ti*tude, n. [It. attitudine, LL. aptitudo, fr. L. aptus suited, fitted: cf. F. attitude. Cf. {Aptitude}.] 1. (Paint. & Sculp.) The posture, action, or disposition of a figure or a statue. [1913 Webster] 2. The posture or position of a person… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • strike a pose — strike a pose/an attitude/ phrase to put your body into a particular position in order to create a particular effect He threw out his arms and struck a final, triumphant pose. Thesaurus: to change your positionhyponym Main entry: strike * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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