Meaning of “bring sth home (to sb)” in the English Dictionary

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"bring sth home (to sb)" in British English

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bring sth home (to sb)

to make someone understand something much more clearly than they did before, especially something unpleasant:

When I saw for myself the damage that had been caused, that really brought home to me the scale of the disaster.

(Definition of “bring sth home (to sb)” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)