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strike/touch a chord (with somebody)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstrike/touch a chord (with somebody)strike/touch a chord (with somebody)RECOGNIZEto do or say something that people feel is familiar or true Many of the things she says will strike a chord with other young women. He knew that what he was saying had touched a chord. chord
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strike/touch a chord (with somebody)The film was immensely popular and had so clearly struck a chord that Hammer carried out a rethink of its production policy.Clearly, what they do touches a chord in more than a few listeners.One young man of John's age wrote to say that the pointlessness of his captivity had struck a chord with him.His declarations have struck a chord on both sides of the House.Obviously, their messages have struck a chord among voters in Arizona and New Hampshire.Somewhere, he touched a chord in his son.Her language may be a bit highbrow, but it strikes a chord with many of Britain's state school heads.The plight of Gerald McClellan struck a chord in Jones.
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