Definition of strike a discordant note in English:

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strike a discordant note

Appear strange and out of place: the chair’s modernity struck a discordant note in a room full of eighteenth-century furniture
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  • He was voted Sports Personality of the Year in 1955 but struck a discordant note on screen by using the occasion to slam the media for damaging British sport.
  • One bit of political background in the movie struck a discordant note.
  • Other than that, however, she has rarely struck a discordant note.
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