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English definition of “hit home”

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hit home

to cause you to realize exactly how unpleasant or difficult something is: The full horror of the war only hit home when we started seeing the television pictures of it in our living rooms.
Translations of “hit home”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使充分意識到(情況有多糟糕或困難)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使充分意识到(情况有多糟糕或困难)…
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