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strike a chord

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  1. strike a chordverb

    create an emotional response

    "The music struck a chord with the listeners"

  2. hit home, strike home, strike a chord, strike a noteverb

    refer to or be relevant or familiar to

    "I hope this message hits home!"

  3. strike a chord, touch a chordverb

    evoke a reaction, response, or emotion

    "this writer strikes a chord with young women"; "The storyteller touched a chord"

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of strike a chord in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of strike a chord in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of strike a chord in a Sentence

  1. Niclas Catani:

    It looks like a product that could strike a chord with the big trend of ecological consumption. In the western world, innovations in this sphere have a good chance of succeeding, it will hardly bring a revolution overnight but the start-up can nevertheless make good money out of it.

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  • ஒரு நாண் வேலைநிறுத்தம்Tamil

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