strike the right


strike the right
strike the right
note

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • strike the right chord — strike (or touch) the right chord skillfully appeal to or arouse a particular emotion in others Dickens knew how to strike the right chord in the hearts of his readers …   Useful english dictionary

  • strike the right note — hit/strike the right note if something you say or do hits the right note, it is suitable and has a good effect. He saw his remarks had struck the right note his friend was smiling now. The General s calm manner hit the right note of moderation,… …   New idioms dictionary

  • strike the right note — hit/strike the right/wrong ˈnote idiom (especially BrE) to do, say or write sth that is suitable/not suitable for a particular occasion • It is a bizarre tale and the author hits just the right note of horror and disbelief. Main entry: ↑noteidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • strike the right note — to say or do something that is suited to a particular occasion. Marjorie planned the party carefully because she wanted to strike the right note with her guests …   New idioms dictionary

  • strike the right note —    If you strike or hit the right note, you say or do something suitable or appropriate.     He struck the right note with his future mother in law when he gave her a book on gardening her favourite hobby! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • strike the right note — hit the target, strike the proper place …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hit (or strike) the right (or wrong) note — say or do something in the right (or wrong) way. → note …   English new terms dictionary

  • strike the wrong note — hit/strike the right/wrong ˈnote idiom (especially BrE) to do, say or write sth that is suitable/not suitable for a particular occasion • It is a bizarre tale and the author hits just the right note of horror and disbelief. Main entry: ↑noteidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit the right note — I see note II hit (or strike) the right (or wrong) note say or do something in exactly the right (or wrong) way * * * hit/strike the right/wrong ˈnote idiom (especially BrE) to do, say or write sth that is suitable/not suitable for a particular… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit the right note — hit/strike the right note if something you say or do hits the right note, it is suitable and has a good effect. He saw his remarks had struck the right note his friend was smiling now. The General s calm manner hit the right note of moderation,… …   New idioms dictionary