Common mistake striked (struck)

Common Mistake : Striked (Struck)

One of the common mistakes that people often make in English grammar is using the word "striked" as the past tense or past participle of the verb "to strike". However, the correct form is "struck".

Usage of "Struck"

The past tense "struck" is used when referring to an action that happened in the past. For example:

  • He struck the ball with great force.
  • She struck a match to light the candles.
  • The lightning struck the tree, causing it to catch fire.

In all these instances, "struck" is the correct form to use when describing the action of hitting or impacting something.

Examples of Incorrect Usage

Here are some examples of incorrect usage of the word "striked":

  • I striked the nail with a hammer.
  • She striked out during her baseball game.
  • The snake striked its prey.

In these sentences, "struck" should be used instead of "striked".

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striked (struck) mistake examples

  • Incorrect:
    He striked through all incorrect words.

    He struck through all incorrect words.

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