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hit US English

Bring one’s hand or a tool or weapon into contact with (someone or something) quickly and forcefully

press the panic button US English

Respond to a situation by panicking or taking emergency measures

knock someone for six US English

Utterly surprise or overcome someone

hit in hit US English

Bring one’s hand or a tool or weapon into contact with (someone or something) quickly and forcefully

touch a nerve US English

Provoke a reaction by referring to a sensitive topic

hit on in hit US English

Discover or think of, especially by chance

hit on US English

Discover or think of, especially by chance

hit-out US English

An instance of hitting the ball towards a teammate after it has been bounced by the umpire or at a boundary throw-in

base hit US English

A fair ball hit such that the batter can advance safely to a base without aid of an error committed by the team in the field

hit home in home US English

(Of a blow or a missile) reach an intended target

hit list US English

A list of people to be killed for criminal or political reasons

hit squad US English

A team of assassins

hard hit in hard US English

Badly affected

hard hit US English

Badly affected

hit home US English

(Of a blow or a missile) reach an intended target

pinch-hit US English

Bat in place of another player, typically at a critical point in the game

king-hit US English

A sudden knockout blow

hit someone up in hit US English

Attempt to get something, typically money, from someone

hit parade US English

A weekly listing of the current bestselling pop records

hit it off in hit US English

Be naturally friendly or well suited

make a hit in hit US English

Be successful or popular

hit it off US English

Be naturally friendly or well suited

make a hit US English

Be successful or popular

hit the hay US English

Go to bed

hit-and-miss in hit US English

Done or occurring at random

hit the mark in hit US English

Be successful in an attempt or accurate in a guess

hit-or-miss in hit US English

As likely to be unsuccessful as successful

hit the road in hit US English

Set out on a journey

hit-and-miss US English

Done or occurring at random

hit the mark US English

Be successful in an attempt or accurate in a guess

hit-or-miss US English

As likely to be unsuccessful as successful

hit the road US English

Set out on a journey

hit-and-run US English

Denoting or relating to a motor accident in which the vehicle involved does not stop

hit the roof in roof US English

Suddenly become very angry

hit the roof US English

Suddenly become very angry

hit the sack US English

Go to bed

hit the spot in spot US English

Be exactly what is required

hit the spot US English

Be exactly what is required

hit the wall in wall US English

(Of an athlete) experience a sudden loss of energy in a long race

hit the wall US English

(Of an athlete) experience a sudden loss of energy in a long race

touch a nerve in nerve US English

Provoke a reaction by referring to a sensitive topic

hit the bottle in bottle US English

Begin to drink heavily

hit the bottle US English

Begin to drink heavily

extra-base hit US English

A base hit that allows a batter to safely reach second base, third base, or home without the benefit of a fielding error; a double, triple, or home run

hit someone up US English

Attempt to get something, typically money, from someone

hit the skids in skid US English

Begin a rapid decline or deterioration


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