hit the right chord

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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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We seem to be hitting the right chord with students who are currently preparing for 2014 & 2015 entrance exams" Says Pavan Chauhan.
The company's strong commitment towards being a BPM leader certainly seems to be hitting the right chord among customers and investors alike.
With their shows hitting the right chords, the City Amphitheatre that has 4,000 seats capacity is expected to be housefull as tickets are selling like hot cakes.
"That gives a clear indication that ACA is providing real value to its members; we are hitting the right chords in terms of the topics."