strike home with

strike home with (one)

To be fully understood by or strongly affect or resonate with one. It wasn't until he was threatened with losing his job that the comments about John's work ethic really struck home with him. The film has an underlying theme of grief and loss that will strike home with a lot of viewers.
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strike home with someone

[for something] to awaken recognition and acceptance in a person. What you said really strikes home with me. Her comments struck home with her audience.
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It is hoped the visa ban warning will strike home with those who may be plotting to undermine the 2019 election.
GORGEOUS Jade McSorley's calls home to mam, when she's feeling blue, strike home with this mum-of-three.