be struck by (someone or something)

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be struck by (someone or something)

To be drawn to or positively affected by someone or something. I was struck by Caitlin's poise in the interview—she's only 18, you know. Phil was struck by Alice's beauty the moment he saw her.
See also: by, struck

be ˈstruck by/on/with somebody/something

(informal) be impressed or interested by somebody/something; like somebody/something very much: I was struck by her youth and enthusiasm.We’re not very struck on that new bar.
See also: by, on, somebody, something, struck