hit
Noun
1. (blow) 
a. el golpe (M) 
2. (in shooting) 
a. el impacto (M) 
to score a direct hitdar de lleno en el blanco
hit listlista f negra
hit manasesino a sueldo
hit squadbanda de asesinos
3. (success) 
a. el éxito (M) 
hit (record)(disco de) éxito m
4. (computers) 
a. el visita f, acceso (M) (visit to website) 
5. (in search) 
a. la aparición (F) 
adjective
6. (successful) 
a. de mucho éxito 
transitive verb
7. (of person) 
a. golpear 
8. (of car; tree, bus) 
a. chocar contra 
9. (computers) 
a. pulsar (key) 
to hit one's hand (on something)darse un golpe en la mano (con algo)
the bullet hit him in the legla bala le dio en or le alcanzó la pierna
10. (fig) 
it suddenly hit me that…de repente me di cuenta de que…
11. (fig) 
he didn't know what had hit himno le dio tiempo ni a reaccionar
12. (reach) 
to hit a notellegar a or dar una nota
to hit 90 (miles an hour)alcanzar las noventa millas por hora
to have hit an all-time lowhaber alcanzado un mínimo histórico
13. (fig) 
a. no direct translation (relationship) 
14. (affect) 
a. afectar 
to be hard hit by…verse muy afectado(a) por…
15. (arrive at; barrier, difficulty) 
a. toparse or encontrarse con 
the circus hits town tomorrowel circo llega mañana a la ciudad
it hits the shops next weekestará a la venta la próxima semana
16. (colloquial) 
to hit the roadponerse en marcha, largarse
intransitive verb
17. (general) 
a. golpear 
hit [hɪt] hit (past)
noun
1 (blow) golpe (m); (Dep) (shot) tiro (m); (on target) tiro (m) certero; acierto (m); (Baseball) jit (m); [of bomb] impacto (m) directo; (good guess) acierto (m)
we made three hits on the target dimos tres veces en el blanco; that was a hit at me lo dijo por mí; he made a hit at the government hizo un ataque contra el gobierno
2 (Mús) (Teat) éxito (m)
to be a hit tener éxito; ser un éxito; the film was a massive hit la película fue un éxito enorme; she's a hit with everyone les cae bien a todos; to make a hit with sb caerle bien a algn
3 (Internet) (match on search engine) correspondencia (f); (visit to website) visita (f)
transitive verb
hit (past)
1 (strike) [+person] pegar; golpear; (come into contact with) dar con; dar contra; (violently) chocar con; chocar contra; [+ball] pegar; [+target] dar en
to hit sb a blow dar un golpe a algn; to hit one's head against a wall dar con la cabeza contra una pared; the president was hit by three bullets el presidente fue alcanzado por tres balas; the house was hit by a bomb la casa sufrió un directo; I realized my plane had been hit me di cuenta de que mi avión había sido tocado; he was hit by a stone le alcanzó una piedra; the car hit a road sign el coche chocó con una señal de tráfico; he was hit by a car le pilló un coche; his father used to hit him su padre le pegaba; a lot of what he said hit home gran parte de lo que dijo dio en el blanco or hizo mella
then it hit me (realization) entonces caí en la cuenta
to hit sb when he's down rematar a algn
to hit the mark dar en el blanco; acertar
to hit one's head against a wall dar golpes al viento
to hit the ground running dar el do de pecho desde el principio
2 (affect adversely) dañar; [+person] afectar; golpear
the news hit him hard la noticia le afectó mucho; the crops were hit by the rain las lluvias dañaron los cultivos; the company has been hard hit la compañía se ha visto muy afectada
3 (find, reach) [+road] dar con; [+speed] alcanzar; [+difficulty] tropezar con; (achieve, reach) [+note] alcanzar; (guess) atinar; acertar
when we hit the main road cuando lleguemos a la carretera
to hit the bottle beber mucho
to hit the ceiling perder los estribos; enloquecer
to hit the jackpot sacar el premio gordo
to hit the hay or the sack tumbarse
to hit somewhere
we hit London at nightfall llegamos a Londres al anochecer
to hit the road or the trail ponerse en camino or en marcha
4 (Press)
to hit the front page or the headlines salir en primera plana
to hit the papers salir en el periódico
5
he hit me for ten bucks (US) me dio un sablazo de diez dólares (informal)
how much can we hit them for? ¿qué cantidad podremos sacarles?
intransitive verb
golpear; (collide) chocar
to hit against chocar con; dar contra; to hit at asestar un golpe a; to hit and run atacar y retirarse
modifier
hit list (n) (death list) lista (f) de personas a las que se planea eliminar
Mr Balwant Singh was on the hit list of Sikh extremists because he had played a major role in the negiations leading to the peace accord They told him then that he was on an IRA hit list
(target list) lista (f) negra
It has now bowed to pressure from the Forth and Clyde purification boards. The hit list, including Scottish rivers, will be sent to the Department of Trade and Industry for approval and funding The charter is a 33-point hit list of areas which need to be swiftly addressed in a bid to improve race relations in modern day Britain
hit parade (n) lista (f) de éxitos
hit song (n) canción (f) éxito
hit squad (n) escuadrón (m) de la muerte
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