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hit

verb /hit/ ( present participle hitting, past tense, past participle hit)
to (cause or allow to) come into hard contact with
frapper
The ball hit him on the head He hit his head on/against a low branch The car hit a lamp-post He hit me on the head with a bottle He was hit by a bullet That boxer can certainly hit hard!
to make hard contact with (something), and force or cause it to move in some direction
(r)envoyer
The batsman hit the ball (over the wall).
to cause to suffer
toucher
The farmers were badly hit by the lack of rain Her husband’s death hit her hard.
to find; to succeed in reaching
atteindre
His second arrow hit the bull’s-eye Take the path across the fields and you’ll hit the road She used to be a famous soprano but she cannot hit the high notes now.
hit-and-run adjective (of a driver) causing injury to a person and driving away without stopping or reporting the accident.
coupable du délit de fuite
(of an accident) caused by such a driver.
délit de fuite
hit-or-miss adjective without any system or planning; careless
n’importe comment
hit-or-miss methods.
hit back to hit (someone by whom one has been hit)
rendre son coup (à)
He hit me, so I hit him back.
hit below the belt to hit in an unfair way.
frapper au-dessous de la ceinture
hit it off to become friendly
s’entendre bien avec
We hit it off as soon as we met I hit it off with him.
hit on to find (an answer etc)
trouver
We’ve hit on the solution at last.
hit out ( often with against, or at) to attempt to hit
se débattre
The injured man hit out blindly at his attackers.
make a hit with to make oneself liked or approved of by
faire sensation
That young man has made a hit with your daughter.
(Definition of hit from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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