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hit

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1 a person or thing that is successful
  • the new babysitter turned out to be a hit with the kids
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2 a hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument
  • the quarterback can't take too many more hits like that and escape permanent injury
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hit

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1 to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner
  • a good carpenter hits a nail just two or three times to drive it in
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2 to come into usually forceful contact with something
  • when she fell on the ice, she hit hard and badly bruised her elbow
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3 to obtain (as a goal) through effort
  • the rock band hit "the big time" with their third album
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hit (on or upon)

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to come upon after searching, study, or effort
  • the doctor finally hit on what was wrong with the pain-wracked woman
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hit (up)

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to make a request of
  • she's always hitting me up for money
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call on (or upon)

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hit (upon)

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to come upon unexpectedly or by chance
  • the popular belief that Sir Isaac Newton hit upon his understanding of gravity at the sight of an apple falling from a tree
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