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    #1

    struck them as a bit too familiar

    please help me in meaning of
    "struck them as a bit too familiar"
    full sentence "The whole idea of an infallible and all-powerful redeemer, they said, struck them
    as a bit too familiar "
    god is not great, Hitchens p.249

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    Re: struck them as a bit too familiar

    It suggests that they had heard it before. There was nothing original or attractive in the idea.

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