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hit on/upon sth

phrasal verb with hit /hɪt/ verb ( present tense hitting, past tense and past participle hit)
to think of an idea when you didn't expect or intend to, especially one that solves a problem
突然想到;碰巧想出
When we first hit on the idea, everyone told us it would never work.
当我们第一次想到这个主意时,所有人都跟我们说这行不通。
Thinking and contemplating
Translations of “hit on/upon sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然想到, 碰巧想出…
in Russian приходить в голову…
in Turkish birden aklına gelmek, bulmak, keşfetmek…
in Polish wpaść na coś…
(Definition of hit on/upon sth from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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