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hit home

to become completely understood: The full horror of the war hit home when we started seeing pictures of the wounded soldiers on TV.
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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