come home to

idiom

: to become very clear and obvious to (someone) in usually a forceful or unpleasant way
The truth about her marriage came home to her when he left her.

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“Come home to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20home%20to. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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