touch/strike/hit a (raw) nerve Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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touch/strike/hit a (raw) nerve

to ​upset someone: The ​newspaperarticletouched a ​rawnerve - ​people still ​resent the ​closure of the ​localschool.
(Definition of touch/strike/hit a (raw) nerve from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “touch/strike/hit a (raw) nerve”
in Chinese (Simplified) 触及痛处(或要害)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 觸及痛處(或要害)…
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