hit on
hit on hit on v. t. To make sexual advances toward; -- usually of men making advances to women. [Colloq.] [PJC]

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  • hit on — or[hit upon] {v.} To happen to meet, find, or reach; to choose or think by chance, * /John hit on a business that was just starting to grow rapidly./ * /There seemed to be several explanations of the crime, but the detectives hit on the right one …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hit on — or[hit upon] {v.} To happen to meet, find, or reach; to choose or think by chance, * /John hit on a business that was just starting to grow rapidly./ * /There seemed to be several explanations of the crime, but the detectives hit on the right one …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hit on — phrasal to make especially sexual overtures to …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hit on all cylinders — {v. phr.} 1. To run smoothly or at full power without any missing or skipping. Said of a motor. * /The mechanic tuned the car engine until it was hitting on all cylinders./ 2. {informal} To think or work well; to use all your ability. * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hit on all cylinders — {v. phr.} 1. To run smoothly or at full power without any missing or skipping. Said of a motor. * /The mechanic tuned the car engine until it was hitting on all cylinders./ 2. {informal} To think or work well; to use all your ability. * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To hit on — Hit Hit, v. i. 1. To meet or come in contact; to strike; to clash; followed by against or on. [1913 Webster] If bodies be extension alone, how can they move and hit one against another? Locke. [1913 Webster] Corpuscles, meeting with or hitting on …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hīt during the Iraq War — Hīt or Heet ( ar. هيت) is a city in al Anbar province, Iraq. Hīt lies northwest of Ramadi, the provincial capital, in the Sunni Triangle.Under U.S. occupationThe small city of Hīt is one of a string of Sunni population centers along the Euphrates …   Wikipedia

  • Hit the ball twice — Hit the ball twice, or double hit , is a method of dismissal in the sport of cricket. DefinitionLaw 34 of the Laws of cricket provides that: (a) The striker is out Hit the ball twice if, while the ball is in play, it strikes any part of his… …   Wikipedia

  • Hit — Hit, v. i. 1. To meet or come in contact; to strike; to clash; followed by against or on. [1913 Webster] If bodies be extension alone, how can they move and hit one against another? Locke. [1913 Webster] Corpuscles, meeting with or hitting on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hit — I. verb (hit; hitting) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hyttan, probably from Old Norse hitta to meet with, hit Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. a. to reach with or as if with a blow b. to come in contact with < the ball …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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