In a moment she moved to the front of the car and struck up a conversation.
In no time she had struck up a conversation with them.
As he read on, an old man sat down at his side and tried to strike up a conversation.
He struck up a conversation and started coming on to him.
Outside, he struck up a conversation with a young woman.
He was not going to be the one to strike up a conversation.
During a break he struck up a conversation with her.
He tried, a few times, to strike up relationships with other women here.
They strike up a conversation, and the following morning Tom is late for work.
But once I knew who you were, it was easy to strike up a relationship.
The news touched off a drop of nearly 14 percent in the company's stock.
The only question is, why'd they touch that one off?
The action is certain to touch off a legal battle.
In fact, any such effort is likely to touch off a big political storm.
What the first attack hadn't done to touch off a national panic, the second did.
I would then have no further chance to influence the series of events that we touched off.
Even a season of bad crops could touch it off.
The very idea of journalism touched off something in him.
"If we started shooting at each other here, it could even touch off a war back home."
And actually going through one may touch off another fit.