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Meaning of “strike home” in the English Dictionary

"strike home" in British English

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strike home

to ​hit the ​intendedplace or have the ​intendedeffect: The ​laserguidancesystemdramaticallyincreases the ​likelihood that the ​missile will strike ​home. The government's ​message about the ​dangers of ​smokingseems to have ​struckhome.
(Definition of strike home from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “strike home”
in Chinese (Simplified) 命中预定目标, 达到预期效果…
in Chinese (Traditional) 命中預定目標, 達到預期效果…
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