English version

find its mark/target

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfind its mark/targetfind its mark/targetSHOOT a) if a bullet, arrow etc finds its mark etc, it hits what it is supposed to hit b) if a remark, criticism etc finds its mark etc, it has the effect that you intended it to have She soon saw that her accusation had found its mark. find
Examples from the Corpus
find its mark/targetI doubt whether it could have found its target but the very shape of it in my hands was reassuring.But now their enmity found its target in the flesh.It found its mark; one of the suitors fell dying to the floor.
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