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hit home

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

strike home

To be fully understood by and strongly affect or resonate with someone. It wasn't until he was threated with losing his job that the comments about John's work ethic really struck home. The film has an underlying theme of grief and loss that will hit home with a lot of viewers. The tour around the region felt a bit hit or miss, with no clear agenda or plan.
See also: home, strike