hit on

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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to make a pass at)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. intentar ligar con
Fernanda just wanted to have her drink in peace, but the guy at the bar wouldn't stop hitting on her.Fernanda solo quería tomar su bebida en paz, pero el tipo en la barra no dejaba de intentar ligar con ella.
2. (to happen upon)
a. dar con
The salespeople recently hit on an effective strategy.Los vendedores dieron con una estrategia eficaz recientemente.
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hit on
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (idea, solution)
a. dar con
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hit on
intransitive verb
1 (stumble on) dar con
I hit on the idea of ... se me ocurrió la idea de ...
2 especially (US) (make advances to) intentar ligar con
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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