Translation of "hit home" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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hit home

to cause you to realize exactly how unpleasant or difficult something is

使充分意识到(情况有多糟糕或困难)
The full horror of the war only hit home when we started seeing the television pictures of it in our living rooms. 在家中起居室里看到电视上的图片后我们才充分意识到这场战争有多恐怖。

(Translation of “hit home” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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