strike up
strike up
transitive verb phrase
1. (to start) 
a. entablar 
Colby struck up a conversation with the man in line behind him.Colby entabló conversación con el hombre detrás de él en la cola.
b. iniciar 
Juan and Eric struck up their friendship in college.Juan y Eric iniciaron su amistad en la universidad.
2. (to begin playing) 
The band struck up their rendition of "Sweet Georgia Brown."La banda empezó a tocar su interpretación de "Sweet Georgia Brown".
intransitive verb phrase
3. (to begin playing music) 
Everyone was sitting on the grass in front of the gazebo, waiting for the band to strike up.Todos estaban sentados en la hierba delante de la glorieta, esperando a que la banda empezara a tocar.
strike up
transitive verb phrase
1. (song) 
a. arrancar con 
2. (friendship, conversation) 
a. trabar, iniciar 
strike up
transitive verb
1 [+friendship, conversation] entablar; empezar
2 [+tune] atacar
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
[+band] empezar a tocar
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