Translation of "hit" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /hɪt/ us /hɪt/ present participle hitting, past tense and past participle hit

hit verb (TOUCH)

A2 [ T ] to move your hand or an object onto the surface of something so that it touches it, usually with force

Teachers are not allowed to hit their pupils. 不允许教师打学生。
This type of glass won't shatter no matter how hard you hit it. 这种玻璃无论你怎么敲击都不会碎。
She hit her thumb with the hammer. 她用锤子砸了自己的拇指。

B1 [ T ] to touch something with sudden force

They were going about 60 kilometres an hour when their car hit the tree. 他们的车撞到树上时正以约每小时60公里的车速行驶。
One journalist was hit in the leg by a stray bullet. 一名记者被流弹击中了腿部。
That new shelf in the bathroom is too low - I just hit my head on it. 浴室里的那个新架子太低——我的头刚刚撞在上面了。

More examples

  • I've got a bruise where I hit my leg against the corner of the table.
  • A stone hit the window and cracked the glass.
  • I was only teasing him and suddenly he lashed out at me and hit me in the face.
  • The car skidded off the road, hit a tree and overturned.
  • Just try to concentrate on hitting the ball.

hit verb (EFFECT)

B2 [ T ] to have an unpleasant or negative effect on a person or thing

Production has been badly hit by the strike. 罢工严重影响了生产。
Demand for transatlantic flights has been hit by fears of terrorist attacks. 由于害怕遭遇恐怖袭击,人们对飞越大西洋航班的需求受到了影响。

More examples

  • She opened the window and I was hit by an icy blast of air.
  • Small businesses have been worst hit by the recession.
  • These new tax arrangements will hit everyone, but especially middle-income families.
  • I've been having lots of short nights lately and today the lack of sleep has suddenly hit me.
  • He tries to pretend nothing has happened, but then reality hits him and it's very hard.

hit verb (SHOOT)

[ T often passive ] to shoot at or bomb a place or person, causing damage or injury

Two schools were hit during the air raid. 空袭中有两所学校遭到了轰炸。
He was hit in the neck by a bullet from a sniper. 他被一名狙击手射出的子弹击中了颈部。
Try to hit the middle of the target. 要尽量打中靶心。

More examples

  • The bullet hit him and he crumpled into a heap on the floor.
  • Three soldiers were killed by friendly fire when a mortar bomb hit their truck.
  • 90 percent of the projected missiles will hit their target.
  • He was hit by a ricochet from a stray bullet.
  • I had four shots but I didn't even hit the target.

hit verb (REACH)

C1 [ T ] to arrive at a place or position

If we turn left at the next junction, we should hit the main road after five miles or so. 如果在下一个路口左转弯,走5英里左右后我们就会抵达大路。

C1 [ T ] to succeed in reaching or achieving something

Our profits hit an all-time high of $20 million last year. 去年我们的盈利达到了2000万英镑的最高纪录。
I just can't hit (= sing) those high notes like I used to. 我就是不能像过去一样把那些高音唱上去。

More examples

  • The dollar has hit an all-time low against the Japanese yen.
  • It should be about six o'clock when we hit Birmingham.
  • The prime minister's opinion poll ratings have hit rock bottom.
  • Madonna's new single hit the charts today at number 3.
  • If you keep going in this direction, you will hit the coast eventually.

hit verb (SUCCESS)

hit it off informal

B2 to like someone and become friendly immediately

I didn't really hit it off with his friends. 我和他的朋友们并不怎么合得来。
Jake and Sue hit it off immediately. 杰克和休一见如故。

hit verb (ATTACK)

[ T ] mainly US slang to kill someone

Three drug dealers were hit in the city over the weekend. 周末有3名毒贩在该市被击毙。

hitnoun [ C ]

uk /hɪt/ us /hɪt/

hit noun [ C ] (SUCCESS)

B1 a thing or person that is very popular or successful

The Beatles had a string of number-one hits in the 1960s. 20世纪60年代甲壳虫乐队推出了一系列排行榜冠军曲目。
Your cake was a real hit at the party - everyone commented. 聚会上你的蛋糕真是棒极了——每个人都在谈论。
They've just released an album of their greatest hits (= their most successful songs). 他们刚刚发行了一张他们的上榜歌曲精选CD。

More examples

  • The Beatles' first hit was 'Love Me Do'.
  • Her last film was a surprise box-office hit.
  • The new album contains some carefully-wrought new songs and a number of familiar hits.
  • He had a string of top-20 hits during the 80s.
  • We'll take a nostalgic look at the musical hits of the 60s.

hit noun [ C ] (INTERNET)

B2 a request to use a web page on the internet that is then counted to calculate the number of people looking at the page

Our page had 243 hits this week. 我们的网页本周的点击数为243次。

hit noun [ C ] (TOUCH)

the act of hitting something or someone, or an occasion when something or someone hits you

She gave him a hit on the head which knocked him flying. 她击中了他的头部,打得他眼冒金星。

in baseball, when the batter (= person trying to hit the ball) safely reaches first base after hitting the ball


hit noun [ C ] (SHOOT)

an occasion when something that has been thrown, dropped, shot, etc. at a place or object reaches that place or object

The rebel headquarters took a direct hit from a bomb during the attack. 在这次进攻中,一颗炸弹直接击中了叛军的总部。
I scored a hit on my second shot. 我的第二枪击中了靶心。

hit noun [ C ] (ATTACK)

mainly US slang an act of murder

He was the victim of a mafia hit. 他是被黑手党谋杀的。

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