hit hard


: to be affected badly : to be harmed
Many families have been hit hard by the layoffs.

Examples of hit hard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ben Brewer / Bloomberg via Getty Images Farmland in the region has been hit hard by the floods. Patrick Smith, NBC News, 27 June 2024 What remains was hit hard by last summer’s heat wave. Jenny Staletovich, NPR, 22 June 2024 Consumer internet platforms, hit hard by the pandemic, came roaring back in 2023. Sasha Rogelberg, Fortune Asia, 17 June 2024 That culminated in Irvin getting hit hard Tuesday night, allowing eight runs (four earned) in four innings in the Orioles’ 10-8 defeat. Taylor Lyons, Baltimore Sun, 26 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for hit hard 

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“Hit hard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hit%20hard. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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