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    #1

    Looking for an idiom

    Hi,

    Can you say:

    "After the audition he really struck me the most? like made the most impression

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    #2

    Re: Looking for an idiom

    Yes. But he probably did this during the audition, not after it.

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    Re: Looking for an idiom

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Yes. But he probably did this during the audition, not after it.
    Are you categorical prefering this meaning or does this meaning only seem to be the most likely for you?

    Thanks

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    #4

    Re: Looking for an idiom

    Idioms

    Yes, it means to make an impression.

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    #5

    Re: Looking for an idiom

    I wonder if you mean that it stuck with you.

    Afterwards, it's the one you remembered the most.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #6

    Re: Looking for an idiom

    I was asking about the timing. I am wondering why it couldn't have happened after.

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    #7

    Re: Looking for an idiom

    I guess it's that you don't normally wait to be impressed until the audition's over. You see or hear something and get the feeling straight away.

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    Re: Looking for an idiom

    Quote Originally Posted by nyota View Post
    I guess it's that you don't normally wait to be impressed until the audition's over. You see or hear something and get the feeling straight away.
    Yes that's right, as Barb implied, something either strikes you at the time or sticks with you afterwards.

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    #9

    Re: Looking for an idiom

    Can you say:
    "After the audition he really struck me the most? like made the most impression


    TheShadow.
    It is during the audition that he would strike you as impressive.
    After the audition, the realisation that he was impressive would strike you.

    "During the audition he struck me as being the most impressive".
    "After the audition it struck me that he had been the most impressive".

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