strike up a conversation (with one)

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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.
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"She was impressed by my determination and struck up a conversation. I was equally impressed by how deftly she folded up my walker and slid it into her pickup.
Well I was encouraged because the first time I'd been to see the play I'd gone to see him back stage with the actors, and we'd spontaneously struck up a conversation because he'd liked Nelligan.