Joann woke up late for work this morning because she slept through her alarm. on her way, she had to take a detour because of a traffic accident. after lunch, her boss told everyone that they would have to work late because the corporate managers were coming for an unplanned inspection early the next morning. as a result, joann had to cancel long-standing dinner plans with an out-of-town friend. these events are examples of
Daily hassles are events that occur as a result of daily life, which generate changes in planning and consequently generate stress for people. Some research by psychologists, points out that the small annoyances of everyday life are responsible for emphasizing stress and for being an accumulating and motivating factor that encourages the creation of small conflicts with some family member.
(1) To move out or away in some direction or toward some goal
(2) An organized work stoppage by employees, generally members of a trade union
(3) In baseball, a pitch missed by a batter
So, here we are given five meanings of the word strike.
To find out which ones are used in paragraph, we need to study the context of sentences.
In the first sentence, we see that Judd left his town and headed out to Tacoma, probably in search for work, better life or new opportunities. Whatever the cause may be, the most appropriate definition would be "to move out or away in some direction or toward some goal".
Next, we find the word strike in describing factory workers' plans. They were probably dissatisfied with their working conditions or salary, so they decided to organize a work stoppage as a sign of protest.
Finally, we see this word again in the end of a paragraph when Judd uses a metaphor to compare life with baseball. The use of baseball terminology suggests that the best definition for this word is "In baseball, a pitch missed by a batter".
Stike (v) To hit somebody or something
Strike(n) An organized work stoppage by employees, generally members of a trade union.
Next time try to use the context of the passage then look at the answers.
For instance it can't be C. to celebrate because why would Charley be celebrating making his family miss a flight?