strike a chord Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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strike a chord

If something strikes a chord, it causes people to approve of it or agree with it: The party's policy on childcare facilities has struck a responsive chord with women voters. Her speech struck a sympathetic chord among business leaders. If something strikes a chord, it causes people to remember something else because it is similar to it.
Translations of “strike a chord”
in Chinese (Traditional) 引起共鳴,得到贊同, 撥動心弦, 使觸景生情…
in Chinese (Simplified) 引起共鸣,得到赞同, 拨动心弦, 使触景生情…
(Definition of strike a chord from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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