strike up a conversation

strike up a conversation (with one)

To begin a speaking with one; to strike up a conversation with one. I just find it so hard to strike up a conversation with someone I don't know. They kept getting interrupted every time they tried striking up a conversation.
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strike up a conversation

to start a conversation (with someone). I struck up an interesting conversation with someone on the bus yesterday. It's easy to strike up a conversation with someone when you're traveling.
See also: conversation, strike, up
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Repeat this process a couple times, until one of you is bold enough to strike up a conversation.
The FriendFinder IMC enables online daters to instantly and anonymously strike up a conversation or video conference with other members across all of the FriendFinder sites.