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Old October 05, 2018, 02:59 PM
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Meter el dedo en la llaga

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The Oxford Spanish-English dictionary gives to hit a raw nerve, which seems good to me.
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Rub salt in the wound may also be a translation. To hit a raw nerve can be unintentional, but to rub salt in the wound implies ill will or revenge.
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