strike over

strike over (something)

To engage in a cessation of work as a part of a job action over some issue. Employees have been striking over what they claim are unfair overtime requirements. Teachers across the state are striking over new reductions in their pay packages.
See also: over, strike
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

strike over something

to mark out printed words by putting x's over them or a line through them. Please don't strike over your errors. Erase them altogether. Betty struck over most of the misspellings.
See also: over, strike
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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