English version

hit/strike the right/wrong note

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhit/strike the right/wrong notehit/strike the right/wrong noteto succeed or not succeed in being right and suitable for a particular occasion Bush is hoping to hit the right note again with voters. note
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hit/strike the right/wrong noteSo are buskers in Gloucester striking the right note with their audience?He reworked everything he wrote until he had hit the right note of Gailic pedantry.That would have the merit of simplicity, but would it strike the right note socially?
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