hit/strike home


: to become very clear and obvious in usually a forceful or unpleasant way
The truth about their marriage finally hit home.

Examples of hit/strike home in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The message, often muddled or rehashed, has hit home for many, with fans mobbing Bardella for selfies at his campaign stops. TIME, 15 May 2024 Santana’s home run marked the second time this season that he’s hit home runs in three consecutive games. Betsy Helfand, Twin Cities, 12 May 2024 A bit of history here — Rooker is the first A’s player since Mark McGwire in 1996 to hit two home runs in an inning, and A’s research indicates no player in franchise history has ever hit home runs for his first two big league hits. Jerry McDonald, The Mercury News, 4 May 2024 Andy Pages and Will Smith hit home runs, providing more than enough power on a night Shohei Ohtani got a scheduled day of rest. Jack Harris, Los Angeles Times, 2 May 2024 And that really hit home, the importance of community in creating all things that matter. Diya Chacko, Orange County Register, 11 Apr. 2024 This hit home with our critic Bill Addison’s list of 10 Italian spots in L.A. from the most recent 101 Best Restaurants guide. Laurie Ochoa, Los Angeles Times, 23 Mar. 2024 After drawing a walk in the first inning, Burger hit home runs in the fourth and fifth innings for the fourth multi-homer performance of his MLB career. Jordan McPherson, Miami Herald, 5 Apr. 2024 The intensity of the battle has hit home for Sister Monica Clare. Sapna Maheshwari, New York Times, 4 Apr. 2024

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“Hit/strike home.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hit%2Fstrike%20home. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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