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Fig. [of a meaning] being understood by someone. I didn't understand what she was getting at until it suddenly hit me. She was asking for a ride home.

hit

1. n. a success; something that meets with approval. (Often with with.) The fudge with nuts in it was a great hit at the sale.
2. n. a successful result; something that is exactly as intended. Your idea was right on target—a hit for sure.
3. n. a drink of liquor; a dose of a drug. (see also bop.) He had a hit of sauce and went out to finish his work.
4. tv. to reach something; to achieve something. I hit sixty next month, and I’m going to retire.
5. tv. to kill someone; to assassinate someone. (Underworld.) The thug set out to hit the mayor, but got nabbed first.
6. tv. to attack or rob someone or something. (Underworld.) Can you believe that they tried to hit a block party on Fourth Street?
7. n. a robbery; an assassination. (Underworld.) There was a hit at the bank on Maple Street last night.
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If he rolls wrists, he will hit the ball off the top corner of the bat.
HITS comprises a unit of the Criminal Division of the Washington State Attorney General's Office.
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Only available at Shutterfly, the HIT character-themed personalized Photo Books encourage family story telling and photo sharing with young children.
While Hatcher works with Guerrero daily, most recently with drills designed to have Guerrero hit the ball to the opposite field more, Hatcher's main task is to get his pupil's mind clear.
His power production went up and he hit 17 home runs.
In urging swift passage of HIT legislation, Premier asked lawmakers to adopt the House-passed provisions in H.
Ashley Herrera hit her first career grand slam in a six-run sixth inning, and the Bruins beat the Aztecs in the Los Angeles Regional championship game at UCLA's Easton Stadium.
Second, you can hit the ball with about 75 to 100% velocity five feet deeper than the cross-corner shot (4).
Today's physician managers are really challenged to examine and assess the types of HIT applications available," stated Albert Holloway, Founder and President of TIPAAA.
An inning after Kent's big blow, light-hitting shortstop Rafael Furcal came to bat with two runners on and hit a three-run home run just inside the foul pole over the short wall in right field.
Direction of the Stride: Most hitters have found that a stride straight toward the pitcher offers the best chance to get full-plate coverage and hit the ball well on every pitch.
The entire HIT catalog as well as future releases will benefit greatly from Fox's industry-leading distribution acumen and clout in the market," commented Patricia Wyatt, President, HIT North America.
The day after he was hit, he would have gone off to boot camp, and maybe into the war zones of Iraq.
Until baseball coaches are allowed to pitch or hit for their players, they will have to continue developing their skills through fundamentally sound and comprehensive teaching programs.