hit home

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Verb1.hit home - refer to or be relevant or familiar tohit home - refer to or be relevant or familiar to; "I hope this message hits home!"
impress, strike, affect, move - have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"
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THE dangers of arson attacks have been hit home by fire crews after they were forced to tackle torched rubbish inside an abandoned building in Bedworth .
But Barnsley took control on 73 minutes when Hourihane hit home from the edge of the box.
Sauchie took the lead after 18 minutes when Ryan Miller hit home after good work from Ian Diack.
2011 issue of Baseball Digest, a chart listed players that hit home runs from both sides of the plate by team.
SIR - As the referendum on Scottish independence reaches it final stages the real cost of Scotland going it alone has began to hit home, with RBS, BP, Lloyds Bank, Clydesdale Bank, and standard life all planning to move to England in the event of a yes vote, with many major retailers expressing their opposition to breaking up the UK, as the cost of everyday items would rise in the event of a yes vote.
Liam Hughes hit home twice as Black Country Rangers blitzed Wellington Amateurs 6-1.
"It really hit home how the support that Tenovus offers to those who are affected by the disease is needed."
It didn't hit home until I sat there and they told me basically that I was going to go through chemotherapy and lose my hair and all that sort of stuff," Wade added.
Then, with just six minutes left, Treacy, 22, hit home the equaliser from a Ross Wallace cross to prove what a bargain buy he was from hard-up neighbours Preston.
You really hit home with most of us who purchase and machine castings.
It really hit home. Now we are aiming the talk to youngsters before they have set foot into that world, so they never do.
The home side made it three early in the second period when Andy Mitchell hit home and on 69 minutes, increased their lead when James Brace slotted home.