strike (or sound) a note of


strike (or sound) a note of
strike (or sound) a note of
express (a particular feeling or view).
note

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  • sound a note — strike/sound/a note phrase to create a particular mood by the way that you speak or behave Although developments are generally good some cautionary notes should be sounded. He has struck the right note by praising their work. Thesaurus: to have… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sound a note (of something) — sound/strike a ˈnote (of ˈsth) idiom to express feelings or opinions of a particular kind • She sounded a note of warning in her speech. • The touch of cynicism struck a slightly sour note. Main entry: ↑noteidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • sound a note of caution — sound/strike a note of caution ► to warn someone about something: »The Committee sounded a note of caution, saying the extra money entering the economy may push up inflation. Main Entry: ↑caution …   Financial and business terms

  • strike a note of — strike (or sound) a note of express (a particular feeling or view) about something he sounded a note of caution about the trend toward health foods …   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

  • strike — strike1 W3S3 [straık] v past tense and past participle struck [strʌk] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(hit)¦ 2¦(hit with hand/weapon etc)¦ 3¦(thought/idea)¦ 4 strike somebody as (being) something 5¦(stop work)¦ 6¦(attack)¦ 7¦(harm)¦ 8¦(something bad happens)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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 — note1 [ nout ] noun count *** ▸ 1 short bit of writing ▸ 2 detailed information ▸ 3 sound/sign in music ▸ 4 feeling/thought ▸ 5 piece of paper money ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) a short letter to someone: I sent a note to Jane thanking her for the meal.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • strike a note — verb refer to or be relevant or familiar to I hope this message hits home! • Syn: ↑hit home, ↑strike home, ↑strike a chord • Hypernyms: ↑affect, ↑impress, ↑move, ↑ …   Useful 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