be/make a hit with somebody
be a hit with (someone)
To elicit a favorable or enthusiastic response from someone. That dish was a big hit with our friends, so I'm sure the people at the church potluck will love it too.
See also: hit
make a hit with (someone)
To elicit a favorable or enthusiastic response from someone. You really made a big hit with m friends—they can't stop gushing about you.
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make a hit with someone
to please someone; to impress someone. The dessert you served really made a hit with the guests. Her talk made a hit with the audience.
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be/make a (big, etc.) ˈhit with somebodybe liked very much by somebody when they first meet you: You’ve made quite a hit with my mother. She really likes you. ♢ The new teacher is a big hit with all the students as well as the other members of staff.
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