Translation of "hit on/upon sth" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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hit on/upon sth

phrasal verb with hit uk /hɪt/ us /hɪt/ verb present participle 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。

(Translation of “hit on/upon sth” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)