English version

strike home

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstrike homestrike homeEFFECT/INFLUENCEif something that you say strikes home, it has exactly the effect on someone that you intended She saw the emotion in her father’s face and knew her words had struck home. strike
Examples from the Corpus
strike homeAnd then those two words struck home.Some of the things Edgar had said had struck home.That was a shot in the dark, but judging from the expression on his face it struck home.The simple idea that resources ought to be concentrated in areas where unemployment is highest has struck home.Young soccer star Stephen Kilgour strikes home a penalty shot during the interval at Darlington's home match on Saturday.It must have struck home in some way.The flinty look in Pargeter's face told Dexter that Blanche had struck home in some way.
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