hit the right chord(redirected from hits the right chord)
hit the right chord
To be perfectly suitable for a particular situation or circumstance; to get it exactly right. The commercial hit the right chord with its target audience, and was one of the most highly rated spots of the year. It's tricky trying to hit the right chord during a job interview, when you're trying to sell yourself while remaining relatable.
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