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What does struck mean? #1 (permalink) Tue Aug 14, 2007 16:27 pm   What does struck mean?
 

Synonym Search, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #113 "Synonyms for beat", question 4

The soldier was ......... in the arm by a bullet.

(a) pounded
(b) struck
(c) beaten
(d) knocked

Synonym Search, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #113 "Synonyms for beat", answer 4

The soldier was struck in the arm by a bullet.

Correct answer: (b) struck
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what's the difference in meaning between both answers?

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What does struck mean? #2 (permalink) Wed Aug 15, 2007 7:29 am   What does struck mean?
 

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Bullets 'strike' a person, not 'pound', 'beat' or 'knock'. Use your dictionary to discover various meaning for all 4 words.
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