One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Express (a particular feeling or view) about something.‘he sounded a note of caution about the trend toward health foods’
- ‘He had his own reasons to strike a note of caution against the media references.’
- ‘The Name Of The Rose also struck a note of originality when first published.’
- ‘Lest all this appears to be a matter of course, it is important to strike a note of extreme caution.’
- ‘Chairman of Dale View Residents' Association Simon Goding has already sounded a note of caution.’
- ‘He strikes a note of caution, however, borne out by years of experience.’
- ‘It also struck a note of caution on blood donation camps.’
- ‘It would be easy to strike a note of gloom, but it has often seemed a year of good cheer.’
- ‘I was not interested in self-revelation but in striking a note of common experience.’
- ‘He believes Chelsea, strengthened by two more powerful signings, will do it again but acknowledges they may be reaching their peak and sounds a note of caution.’
- ‘This emergency-aid fundraiser strikes a note of hope after the catastrophe, and so does the conclusion of Dr. Hussain's statement.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.