hit translate English to German: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "hit" - English-German dictionary


verb /hit/ ( present participle hitting, past tense, past participle hit)
to (cause or allow to) come into hard contact with
schlagen, treffen
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
The batsman hit the ball (over the wall).
to cause to suffer
The farmers were badly hit by the lack of rain Her husband’s death hit her hard.
to find; to succeed in reaching
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.
(of an accident) caused by such a driver.
hit-or-miss adjective without any system or planning; careless
aufs Geratewohl
hit-or-miss methods.
hit back to hit (someone by whom one has been hit)
He hit me, so I hit him back.
hit below the belt to hit in an unfair way.
unter die Gürtellinie schlagen
hit it off to become friendly
sich glänzend vertragen mit
We hit it off as soon as we met I hit it off with him.
hit on to find (an answer etc)
stoßen auf
We’ve hit on the solution at last.
hit out ( often with against, or at) to attempt to hit
The injured man hit out blindly at his attackers.
make a hit with to make oneself liked or approved of by
Erfolg haben bei
That young man has made a hit with your daughter.
(Definition of hit from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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