touch/strike/hit a raw nerve

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Definition of touch/strike/hit a raw nerve

: to hurt or upset a person or people The article touched/struck/hit a raw nerve.

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“Touch/strike/hit a raw nerve.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/touch%2Fstrike%2Fhit%20a%20raw%20nerve. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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