English version

strike a chord

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstrike a chordstrike a chordAGREEto say or do something that other people agree with or have sympathy withstrike a chord with Their story is bound to strike a chord with all parents. strike
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strike a chordObviously, their messages have struck a chord among voters in Arizona and New Hampshire.The plight of Gerald McClellan struck a chord in Jones.Basically, it's something that strikes a chord in the heart.For a nostalgia that still strikes a chord today, here he is.A specific element which has struck a chord with community educators is the encouragement to involve parents.Alison's story is extreme, but many of the things she says will strike a chord with other girls.I believe that most of the incidents that I have described will strike a chord with the vast majority of black people.
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