His films, sprightly action flicks with clear lines between good and evil and a noble hero, touched a chord in a post-war America.
“Her sincere and nonchalant attitude struck a chord with me,” he says.
A mystery man, chord, steps in and offers Nick the chance to witness her every move from the safety of his computer.
“I was listening to her speeches and her debates, and everything she said stuck a chord with me,” the blogger said.
Matt Latimer on the roots of her strategy, and why it strikes a deep Republican chord.
The story of the letter had struck upon a chord of reverence within him.
She looked into his eyes, and he knew he had struck the chord responsive in her soul.
He strikes but one chord at a time on his lyre, but he leaves you thrilled.
And, as the chord died away, with its death there also died his passionate love.
There was something about the sympathy of that dumb creature which touched a chord not to be reached by anything human.
"related notes in music," 1590s, ultimately a shortening of accord (or borrowed from a similar development in French) and influenced by Latin chorda "catgut, a string" of a musical instrument (see cord (n.)). Spelling with an -h- first recorded c.1600, from confusion with chord (n.2). Originally two notes; of three or more from 18c.
Variant of cord.
In music, the sound of three or more notes played at the same time. The history of Western music is marked by an increase in complexity of the chords composers use.