Spanish translation of “hit”
hit verb /hit/ (present participle hitting, past tense, past participle hit)
› to (cause or allow to) come into hard contact with
golpear, pegar, chocar
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
afectar; hacer daño, perjudicar
The farmers were badly hit by the lack of rain Her husband’s death hit her hard. › to find; to succeed in reaching
dar en, alcanzar
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.
que atropella a alguien y se da a la fuga
› (of an accident) caused by such a driver.
hit-or-miss adjective › without any system or planning; careless
accidente en el que el culpable
se da a la fuga
hit-or-miss methods. hit back phrasal verb › to hit (someone by whom one has been hit)
al azar, casual
, a la buena de Dios, sin ton ni son
devolver el golpe, responder
He hit me, so I hit him back. hit below the belt › to hit in an unfair way.
dar un golpe bajo
hit it off phrasal verb › to become friendly
entenderse/llevarse bien con alguien, conectar, congeniar
We hit it off as soon as we met I hit it off with him. hit on phrasal verb › to find (an answer etc)
dar con, encontrar, descubrir
We’ve hit on the solution at last. hit out phrasal verb (often with against, or at) › to attempt to hit
lanzar un ataque, atacar
The injured man hit out blindly at his attackers. make a hit with › to make oneself liked or approved of by
causar sensación, tener éxito con alguien
That young man has made a hit with your daughter.