(v.) = see + the light ; manage to ; strike + home ; hit + the nail on the head ; be spot on ; get it + (all) right ; hit + the truth ; hit it out of + the park ; hit + a home run ; knock it out of + the park ; be (right) on the mark ; be spot on ; hit + the spot ; hit + the mark. Ex: Apologies to those telephone company employees who saw the light years ago and have been trying to convince their employers. Ex: Tom Hernandez tried not to show how sad he felt about his friends' leaving, and managed to keep up a cheerful facade until the party broke up. Ex: Among many observations in this widely bruited report, one in particular struck home: fewer books had been translated into Arabic in a millennium than were translated into Spanish in a year. Ex: One ISO team member hit the nail on the head by saying that the ISO certificate would mean a lot for our customers. Ex: The program is spot on -- you can't fault it with the presentation and it's totally inoffensive and suitable for kids. Ex: If the reading-boy misread the copy, or if the corrector misheard or misunderstood the reading-boy, a wrong word might be entered on the proof as a correction whether or not the compositor had got it right in the first place. Ex: He hit the truth in one point only, the number of windows on one side of the house. Ex: We already knew these Irish lads were among the best boy bands out there, but they really hit it out of the park with this romantic song. Ex: EGND has hit a home run with the introduction of a new product line, increasing sales projections, and ramping up production schedules. Ex: It was a risk, but early results seem to indicate that the duo has knocked it out of the park with the new version. Ex: For a directorial debut with no big-name movie stars, the acting is right on the mark. Ex: The program is spot on -- you can't fault it with the presentation and it's totally inoffensive and suitable for kids. Ex: We focus on quality rather than quantity and hit the spot every time. Ex: Who said the problem with the young is not that they aim too high and miss the mark it is that they aim too low and hit the mark?. ---- * acertar con = put + Posesivo + finger on. * acertarlo todo = get + everything right.