hit (or strike) the right (or wrong) note


hit (or strike) the right (or wrong) note
hit (or strike) the right (or wrong) note
say or do something in the right (or wrong) way.
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English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • note — noun 1》 a brief written record of facts, topics, or thoughts, used as an aid to memory.     ↘an annotation. 2》 a short informal written message.     ↘a short official document of certification.     ↘an official letter sent from the representative …   English new terms dictionary

  • note — note1 W1S1 [nəut US nout] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(to remind you)¦ 2¦(for studying)¦ 3¦(short letter)¦ 4¦(official letter)¦ 5¦(additional information)¦ 6¦(music)¦ 7¦(money)¦ 8¦(feeling or quality)¦ 9 hit/strike the right/wrong note …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • note — /noʊt / (say noht) noun 1. a brief record of something set down to assist the memory, or for reference or development. 2. (plural) a record of a speech, statement, testimony, etc., or of one s impressions of something. 3. an explanatory or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • note — 1 noun 1 TO REMIND YOU (C) something that is written down to remind you of something you need to do, say, or remember: I ll write myself a note so I don t forget to ring the bank. | She gave a brilliant speech and without any notes. | make a note …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • The Amazing Race 14 — Season run February 15, 2009 – May 10, 2009 Filming dates October 31, 2008[1] – November 21, 2008 No. of episodes 12[2] Winning team …   Wikipedia

  • note — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 short letter ADJECTIVE ▪ brief, little, quick, short ▪ Just a quick note to wish you luck. ▪ handwritten, scribbled …   Collocations dictionary