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English definition of “hit”

hit

verb [T often passive] (SHOOT)    /hɪt/ (past participle hitting, past tense and past participle hit)
to shoot at or bomb a place or person , causing damage or injury : Two schools were hit during the air raid . He was hit in the neck by a bullet from a sniper . Try to hit the middle of the target .Detonation and bombardment
(Definition of hit verb (SHOOT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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