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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 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 pegar, golpear 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. accidente en el que el culpable se da a la fuga
hit-or-miss adjective
without any system or planning; careless al azar, casual, a la buena de Dios, sin ton ni son hit-or-miss methods.
hit back phrasal verb
to hit (someone by whom one has been hit) 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.
(Definition of hit from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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