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    angliholic is offline Key Member
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    Smile came across/struck as

    I only met Rachel once, but she came across as very nice.
    I ... she struck me as very nice.
    I ... she impressed me as very nice.



    Do all the above wordings sound right and convey the same concept? Thanks.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: came across/struck as

    The first does, the second doesn't work for me; I wouldn't qualify impressed like that.

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