strike, hit, beat
(1) hit vt.
① 打;敲;击;击中;射中 He hit a ball over the fence. / The stone hit him on the head.
② 使……受到打击 The bad news hit every one hard.
(2) beat vt. & vi.
The rain heat against the window.
② (心)跳动 His heart had stopped beating.
③ (鸟翼) 扑动
The bird beat its wings rapidly as it flew on.
Our champion can beat all runners in the country.
(3) strike vt. & vi.
He struck me with his fist.
The house was struck by lightning.
He moved away as the animal struck.
His head struck the table as he fell.
I struck a match and held it to his cigarette.
⑤ (某种想法) 忽然出现;忽然想起，相当于occur to。
A happy thought struck her.
I was struck by her beauty.
⑦ 罢工 They are striking for higher pay.
⑧ (钟)敲(响) We waited for the clock to strike six.
3. complete, finish
(1) complete 作及物动词，只接 n. 或 pron.，常用于完成预定的任务，工程建设等The railway is not completed yet.
(2) finish vi. / vt. 指完成，结束一件事情;可接 n. 或doing。如：finish one's homework / middle school / writing the book