English version

hit home

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhit homehit homea) if a remark, criticism etc about you hits home, you realize that it is true Graham didn’t reply, but she could see her words had hit home. b) if a blow or kick hits home, it hits the thing it is aimed at hit
Examples from the Corpus
hit homeBy the early 1970s, this realization had already hit home.Within hours, the reality of the situation had hit home.I hit home at a Liverpool city centre newsagent.His comment hit home for me, as both therapist and layperson.They spend much of the book showing how various companies have used them to hit home runs or strike out.His foot hit home, sinking deep into the little man's belly.It should hit home to people to take precautions.All of a sudden the hollowness of our triumph over nature hit home with striking effect.
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