Definition of hit on in English:

hit on

  • 2North American Make sexual advances towards: he was really hitting on me, with steamy looks and innuendos
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    • If he persists, however, in hitting on you and continuing with the suggestive remarks, then, indeed, you have a harassment case.
    • But in our keeping in touch that summer, he started hitting on me.
    • My best friend's boyfriend keeps hitting on me and everyone thinks it's a joke!
  • 3 (also hit someone for) North American informal Ask someone for: she was waiting for the right moment to hit her mother for some cash
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    • The State already hits you for €40 every year just for having a credit card.
    • We hit you for 25 bucks (real world translation of the sales babble of $24.95) and 5 bucks to get it to you.
    • Having already hit them for £5 billion, they want to take more.
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