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    It hit/struck me that

    It hit/struck me that this was good for me.

    With the meaning of 'It occurred to me that...', are both hit and struck as good to use?

    Thank you in advance.

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    Re: It hit/struck me that

    Yes, it emphasizes that it occurred to you suddenly.
    You'll hear both.
    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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