touch sb/sth with force
to bring your hand, or an object you are holding, against sb/sth quickly and with force
My parents never used to hit me.
He hit the nail squarely on the head with the hammer.
She hit him on the head with her umbrella.
to come against sth/sb with force, especially causing damage or injury
The bus hit the bridge.
I was hit by a falling stone.
to knock a part of your body against sth
He hit his head on the low ceiling.
of a bullet, bomb, etc. or a person using them
to reach and touch a person or thing suddenly and with force
The town was hit by bombs again last night.
He was hit by a sniper.
to bring a bat , etc. against a ball and push it away with force
She hit the ball too hard and it went out of the court.
We've hit our ball over the fence!
to score points by hitting a ball
to hit a home run
have bad effect
to have a bad effect on sb/sth
The tax increases will certainly hit the poor.
His death didn't really hit me at first.
Rural areas have been worst hit by the strike.
Spain was one of the hardest hit countries.
A tornado hit on Tuesday night.
to attack sb/sth
We hit the enemy when they least expected it.
to reach a place
Follow this footpath and you'll eventually hit the road.
The President hits town tomorrow.
to reach a particular level
Temperatures hit 40˚ yesterday.
The euro hit a record low in trading today.
to experience sth difficult or unpleasant
We seem to have hit a problem.
Everything was going well but then we hit trouble.
to come suddenly into your mind
I couldn't remember where I'd seen him before, and then it suddenly hit me.
to press sth such as a button to operate a machine, etc.
Hit the brakes!
to be very successful
The band has hit big in the US.
if a plan, sb's career, etc. hits the buffers , it suddenly stops being successful
to suddenly become very angry
to fall to the ground
to start doing sth and continue very quickly and successfully
to go to bed
to be very obvious to sb
used to tell sb to start doing sth, such as playing music
Hit it, Louis!
to have a good friendly relationship with sb
We hit it off straight away.
to make or win a lot of money quickly and unexpectedly
to say sth that is exactly right
to start a journey/trip
if sth hits the spot it does exactly what it should do
to become widely available for sale
The new magazine hits the streets tomorrow.
to continue to hurt sb when they are already defeated
to affect sb where they will feel it most
if a remark, etc. hits/strikes home , it has a strong effect on sb, in a way that makes them realize what the true facts of a situation are
Her face went pale as his words hit home.
to be so surprised by sth that you do not know how to react
达到 / 没有达到目的；猜测正确 / 错误
to succeed/fail in achieving or guessing sth
He blushed furiously and Robyn knew she had hit the mark.
to mention a subject that makes sb feel angry, upset, embarrassed, etc.
You touched a raw nerve when you mentioned his first wife.
做（或说、写）得得体 / 不得体
to do, say or write sth that is suitable/not suitable for a particular occasion
to suddenly be in a successful situation, especially one that makes you rich
when sb in authority finds out about sth bad or wrong that sb has done
When the shit hits the fan, I don't want to be here.
to affect sb very deeply
to reply to attacks or criticism
In a TV interview she hit back at her critics.
to start talking to sb to show them that you are sexually attracted to them
to think of a good idea suddenly or by chance
She hit upon the perfect title for her new novel.
to attack sb/sth violently by fighting them or criticizing them
I just hit out blindly in all directions.
In a rousing speech the minister hit out at racism in the armed forces.
to ask sb for money
Does he always hit you up for cash when he wants new clothes?
to tell sb sth, especially sth that surprises or shocks them
How much is it going to cost, then? Come on, hit me with it!
act of hitting
an act of hitting sb/sth with your hand or with an object held in your hand
Give it a good hit.
He made the winning hit.
an occasion when sth that has been thrown, fired, etc. at an object reaches that object
The bomber scored a direct hit on the bridge.
We finished the first round with a score of two hits and six misses.
a person or thing that is very popular
The duo were a real hit in last year's show.
a hit musical
Her new series is a smash hit .
a successful pop song or record
They are about to release an album of their greatest hits.
She played all her old hits.
风靡一时的唱片 / 单曲唱片
a hit record/single
an amount of an illegal drug that is taken at one time
a violent crime or murder
a result of a search on a computer, for example on the Internet
to be liked very much by sb when they first meet you
to be damaged or badly affected by sth
The airline industry took a hit last year.
All these words mean to come against sth with a lot of force.
to come against sth with force, especially causing damage or injury
The boy was hit by a speeding car.
to hit sth so that it moves or breaks; to put sb/sth into a particular state or position by hitting them/it
Someone had knocked a hole in the wall.
to hit sth in a way that makes a loud noise
The baby was banging the table with his spoon.
( formal ) to hit sb/sth hard
The ship struck a rock.
to hit sb/sth accidentally
In the darkness I bumped into a chair.
( informal ) to hit against sth very hard
I braked too late, bashing into the car in front.
(baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
- he came all the way around on Williams' hit
a conspicuous success
- that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career
- that new Broadway show is a real smasher
- the party went with a bang
the act of contacting one thing with another
- repeated hitting raised a large bruise
- after three misses she finally got a hit
a connection made via the internet to another website
- WordNet gets many hits from users worldwide
a murder carried out by an underworld syndicate
- it has all the earmarks of a Mafia hit
a dose of a narcotic drug
(physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together
- the collision of the particles resulted in an exchange of energy and a change of direction
pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to
- He tries to hit on women in bars
gain points in a game
- The home team scored many times
- He hit a home run
- He hit .300 in the past season
近义词: score,tally,rack up
make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target
- The Germans struck Poland on Sept. 1, 1939
- We must strike the enemy's oil fields
- in the fifth inning, the Giants struck, sending three runners home to win the game 5 to 2
hit with a missile from a weapon
hit the intended target or goal
consume to excess
- hit the bottle
affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely
- We were hit by really bad weather
- He was stricken with cancer when he was still a teenager
- The earthquake struck at midnight
produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically
- The pianist strikes a middle C
- strike `z' on the keyboard
- her comments struck a sour note
hit against;come into sudden contact with
- The car hit a tree
- He struck the table with his elbow
近义词: strike,impinge on,run into,collide with
deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
- He hit her hard in the face
cause to move by striking
- hit a ball
reach a point in time, or a certain state or level
- The thermometer hit 100 degrees
- This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour
reach a destination, either real or abstract
- We hit Detroit by noon
- The water reached the doorstep
- We barely made it to the finish line
- I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts
近义词: reach,make,attain,arrive at,gain
drive something violently into a location
- he hit his fist on the table
- she struck her head on the low ceiling
cause to experience suddenly
- Panic struck me
- An interesting idea hit her
- A thought came to me
- The thought struck terror in our minds
- They were struck with fear
近义词: strike,come to
encounter by chance
- I stumbled across a long-lost cousin last night in a restaurant
kill intentionally and with premeditation
- The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
近义词: murder,slay,dispatch,bump off,off,polish off,remove