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Old April 2 2013, 05:58 AM   #26
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Re: 'Cupcake' Has Been Struck From The IMDB Cast For 'Into Darkness'

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BTW, it oughta be "struck" not "stricken". "Cupcake was stricken with space herpes" vs. "Cupcake was struck from the duty roster."
Although both dictionaries I consulted indicate no preference, I completely agree with you on this. Good call.
They're not interchangeable in this context. One is an adjective (stricken) the other is a verb [trans] (struck). Try to swap another adjective and you see it don't work:
Re: 'Cupcake' Has Been Afflicted From The IMDB Cast For 'Into Darkness'
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