strike

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strike

1. informal A failed attempt or effort. Both usages are an allusion to a strike in baseball, which is when a batter swings but fails to hit the ball. Their new console flopped almost immediately after being released, adding another embarrassing strike to the company's record.
2. informal An offense, misdeed, or instance of bad behavior. Tommy, that's your second strike so far today. One more, and I'm sending you to the principal's office!
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strike

n. a dose of drugs. (see also hit.) Just one strike, Bart, come on, just one. I’ll pay you tomorrow, Bart, come on, just one little strike. Anything, Bart. I really hurt, Bart.
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