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Grammar detail: 節(ふし)がある

節(ふし)がある - come to mind
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ふし
がある is an idiomatic phrase referring to something somehow catching one's attention. Suitable English equivalents might be 'catch one's eye', 'come to mind', 'remind one of something', or even just 'it appears that' or 'now you mention it' etc.
おも
たるふしがある

Some clues come to mind.
そういう
はなし
けば
かお
だち
とくちょう
特徴
なるほど
おも
われる
ふし
ある
Listening to that, it seems to me I can see a glimmer of understanding in his expression.
ふし means a 'knot' or a 'joint', so the idea is that it represents a concentration (of attention etc).
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Kanji used in this grammar

セツ   セチ   ふし occasion, time   
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シ   おも to think   
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トウ   あてる    あたる to hit   
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ワ   はな to talk   はなし talking   
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ブン   モン   き to listen, to hear   きこえる to be heard   
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ガン   かお face   
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トク    special   
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チョウ    sign, symptom; collection   
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