There are 2 translations of hit in Spanish:

hit1

(pres p hitting past & past p, hit)
Pronunciation: /hɪt/

vt

  • 1 1.1 (deal blow to) [door/table] dar* un golpe en, golpear; [person] pegarle* a she hit him with her handbag le pegó or le dio un golpe con el bolso he hit her across the face le cruzó la cara he hit the table with his fist dio un puñetazo en la mesa she hit a marvelous backhand hizo or dio un maravilloso revés to hit a man when he's down pegarle* a algn en el suelo to hit sb where it hurts most darle* a algn donde más le duele to hit the brakes/accelerator [colloquial/familiar] darle* al freno/al acelerador [familiar/colloquial] (let's) hit it! (AmE) ¡dale!, ¡rápido! hit it, man! it's nine thirty already! ¡apura, hombre, ya son las nueve y media! to hit sb for money/a loan pegarle* un sablazo a algn [familiar/colloquial], tirarle la manga or pechar a algn (RPl) [familiar/colloquial] to hit the road o the trail ponerse* en marcha hit the road, Jack, and don't you ever come back vamos, andando, y no te aparezcas más por aquí or (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] carretera y manta, colega, y no vuelvas nunca to hit the sack o the hay irse* al catre or al sobre or (Esp tb) a la piltra [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (strike) golpear the hurricane hit the town yesterday el huracán se desató sobre la ciudad ayer passers-by were hit by flying glass los transeúntes fueron alcanzados por trozos de cristal the truck hit a tree el camión chocó con or contra un árbol the house was hit by a bomb una bomba cayó sobre la casa the bullet hit him in the leg la bala le dio or lo alcanzó en la pierna I've been hit! ¡me han dado! we destroyed their camp before they knew what had hit them destruimos su campamento antes de que pudieran reaccionar that design hits you in the eye as you walk in ese diseño es lo primero que salta a la vista al entrar you feel nothing for a while; then tiredness hits you al principio no sientes nada, luego te entra el cansancio to hit one's head/arm on o against sth darse* un golpe en la cabeza/el brazo contra algo, darse* con la cabeza/el brazo contra algo to hit the ceiling o the roof poner* el grito en el cielo
  • 2 2.1 (strike accurately) [target] dar* en her jibes had hit their mark sus burlas habían dado en el blanco you've hit it exactly has dado justo en el clavo he doesn't seem to be hitting the high notes properly parece que no llega bien a los agudos 2.2 (attack) [opponent/enemy] atacar* the critics hit the new play hard los críticos arremetieron contra la nueva obra thieves have hit many stores in the area (AmE) ha habido robos en muchas tiendas de la zona 2.3 (score) [Sport] anotarse, marcar* to hit a home run hacer* un cuadrangular or (AmL) un jonrón
  • 3 (affect adversely) afectar (a) the strikes have hit production badly las huelgas han afectado gravemente a la producción the low-income groups are hardest hit los grupos de bajos ingresos son los más afectados think how it would hit your family piensa qué golpe sería eso para tu familia
  • 4 4.1 (meet with, run into) [difficulty/problem] toparse con 4.2 (reach) llegar* a, alcanzar* the price of oil hit $40 a barrel el precio del petróleo llegó a or alcanzó los 40 dólares por barril the dollar hit a new high la cotización del dólar alcanzó un nuevo récord we're bound to hit the main road sooner or later tarde o temprano tenemos que salir a la carretera principal to hit town [colloquial/familiar] llegar* a la ciudad to hit the headlines salir* en primera plana his record first hit the charts two weeks ago su disco entró por primera vez en las listas hace dos semanas to hit the big time llegar* a la fama this model will hit the market in 2005 este modelo se lanzará al mercado en 2005 a new craze has hit the streets una nueva moda está haciendo furor en las calles
  • 5 (occur to) suddenly it hit me: why not … ? de repente se me ocurrió: ¿por qué no … ? it suddenly hit me where I'd seen him before de repente caí en la cuenta or me di cuenta de dónde lo había visto antes

vi

Phrasal verbs

hit back

v + adv devolver* el golpeto hit back at sb/sth she hit back at her critics arremetió contra sus detractores they'll hit back if we start poaching their customers van a tomar represalias si empezamos a robarles clientes 1.1v + o + adv devolverle* el golpe a

hit off

v + o + adv to hit it off with sb congeniar con algn Pete and Sue hit it off immediately Pete y Sue enseguida congeniaron, Pete y Sue se cayeron bien desde el principio I didn't exactly hit it off with his family a su familia no le caí muy bien, que digamos 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o (mimic) imitar

hit on

v + prep + o
1.1 (think of) [solution] dar* con he hit on the idea of … se le ocurrió la idea de … 1.2 (make sexual advances to) (AmE) [slang/argot], tratar de ligarse a [familiar/colloquial], tirarse un lance con (RPl) [familiar/colloquial], afanar (Per) [familiar/colloquial] 1.3 (ask for) (AmE) [slang/argot]to hit on sb for sth pedirle* or [familiar/colloquial] sablearle or (RPl) [argot/slang] manguearle algo a algn

hit out

v + adv
1.1 (strike) to hit out (at sth/sb) pegarle* (a algo/algn) 1.2 (attack verbally) to hit out at oagainst sth/sb atacar* algo/a algn, arremeter contra algo/algn

hit up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (AmE)
[colloquial/familiar] hit on 3

hit upon

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There are 2 translations of hit in Spanish:

hit2

n

  • 2 (success) [colloquial/familiar] éxito (m) the Beatles' Greatest Hits los Grandes Éxitos de los Beatles the show/song was a big hit el espectáculo/la canción fue un gran éxito or [familiar/colloquial] un exitazo to score a hit marcar* un gol [familiar/colloquial] he's a big hit with the teenyboppers es muy popular entre los quinceañeros you made a big hit with my mother le caíste muy bien a mi madre, mi madre quedó impactada contigo (before n) [song/record/show] de gran éxito

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Cultural fact of the day

The people who lived between the rivers Amazon and Plate, and their language were the guaraní. The Guarani language is an official language in Paraguay. It is also spoken in parts of Argentina, Bolivia, and Brazil. The Jesuit missionaries in Paraguay wrote Guarani dictionaries and grammars, hymns and catechisms. Guarani acquired a symbolic status in Paraguay during the Chaco War with Bolivia, 1932-35. Today many Paraguayans with hardly any indigenous blood speak Guarani better than Spanish.