Definition of “strike a chord” - English Dictionary

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“strike a chord” in British English

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strike a chord

If something strikes a chord, it causes people to approve of it or agree with it:

Their policy on childcare has struck a responsive chord with women voters.

If something strikes a chord, it causes people to remember something else because it is similar to it.

(Definition of “strike a chord” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)