strike the right note
Say or do what is especially appropriate, as in She struck the right note when she complimented the new parents on their baby. This expression alludes to playing the correct note on an instrument.
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I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
France 24 is providing live, round-the-clock coverage of both scenes as they progress.
The influential al Qaeda propagandist, who was born in New Mexico, died in a U.S. drone strike later that year.
Everywhere I go, ‘Hey Cartman, you must like Family Guy, right?’
Charlie ridiculed my faith and culture and I died defending his right to do so.
What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Mrs. Wurzel was quite right; they had been supplied, regardless of cost, from Messrs. Rochet and Stole's well-known establishment.
She is quite true, but not wise, and your left hand must not know what your right hand is doing.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
In Spain he was regarded as the right arm of the ultra-clericals and a possible supporter of Carlism.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.