Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Stroke"

The meaning of "Stroke" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does stroke of luck (example sentences please) mean?
A: It means you have been a unusually lucky
I've been hit by a stroke of luck
A stoke of luck hit me like a hurricane
That stroke of luck was a fluke
Q: What does that's a strange stroke of lock mean?
A: Something good happens to you by chance
Q: What does 'broad strokes of learning' mean?
A: amplios trazos de aprendizaje
Q: What does a stroke of genius mean?
A: It means that the person came up with a really amazing idea. The idea was so amazing that it was as if a genius had thought of it
Q: What does I was put off my stroke by interruption mean?
A: In so much as how skillful you are, yes. If you're really good at something, but something is putting you off your stroke, you won't do it very well. It will seem like you are not skilled.

Example sentences using "Stroke"

Q: Please show me example sentences with stroke of luck.
A: By a stroke of luck, someone else was walking along the trail and heard my shouts for help. :)
Q: Please show me example sentences with different strokes for different folks.
A: That should be "for different folks." It means that not everyone likes the same things. We think her clothes were outdated, but different strokes fir different folks.
Q: Please show me example sentences with In one stroke.
A: one stroke of his blade cut the tree in half
Q: Please show me example sentences with stroke.
A: Stroke has different meanings.

* He stroked the cat's fur.
* She suffered a stroke and was paralyzed.
* The boy in the back of the boat called out when to stroke.

Synonyms of "Stroke" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between stroke and pat ?
A: Stroke is where you place your hand on a surface and slowly move it along the surface.

Pat is where you tap your hand on something quickly.
Q: What is the difference between To stroke a dog and To pet a dog. and To rub a dog. and To caress a dog. ?
A: Umm well just don’t ever say that you caressed a dog. People might take that the wrong way.
To stroke a dog and to pet a dog are pretty much the same thing but I would say that your pet your dog rather than saying you stroked your dog. That too could have some weird connotations.
Q: What is the difference between He has had a stroke. and He had a stroke. ?
A: ‘Has’ makes it a sound a bit more recent.
Q: What is the difference between stroke of luck and lucky streak ?
A: lucky streak = continuously lucky; lucky time and time again. ("this is the second time I won the lottery! I must be on a lucky streak!")
stroke of luck = momentary luck, luck for one specific thing and that's it ("I had a stroke of luck when the bullet hit me 1cm from my heart")
Q: What is the difference between at the stroke of midnight and on the stroke of midnight ?
A: They have the same meaning, but "At the stroke of midnight" is more common

Translations of "Stroke"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? stroke order
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? stroke the ego
A: Stroking your ego
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? stroke
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Other questions about "Stroke"

Q: I stroke a bog does this sound natural?
A: Yes! That makes sense now. :)
Q: ‎"I stroke the glass with a hammer but it didn't do any damage to the glass." does this sound natural?
A: I don’t have any idea.
Q: I feel comfortable when you stroke my head. does this sound natural?
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Q: If stroke means to hit something but also a gentle movement of your hand over something, how can you tell the difference when, for example, you hear that someone is stroking somebody's head? I just don't get it, English is so confusing.
A: You're welcome! 😊
Ah ok.
So an example of stroke as hit would be "a stroke of fate"
but usually the word stroke as a verb refers to a caress.
And if you are reading a book or hearing these words in conversation usually stroke (caress) will be "he stroked her hair" or "she stroked her dog" and strike will be used to illustrate something violent: "he struck the dog with a stick" "she struck him across the face"
Does that make sense?
Q: In severe stroke, neural circuit of brain is damaged, and subsequently paralysis in body occurs. does this sound natural?
A: You should add the articles for "severe stroke", "neural circuit", "brain", and "body".The sentence will sound better and sound like this: "In a severe stroke, the neural circuit of the brain is damaged, and subsequently, paralysis in the body occurs."

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