hit it

hit it

To start something (such as a machine) or begin doing something. Usually used as an imperative. Let's get this party started. Hit it, DJ! I've got this thing rigged so that when you hit it, the whole place will light up.
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ˈhit it

(spoken) used to tell somebody to start doing something, such as playing music: Hit it, Louis!
See also: hit
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The motorcycle maker's shares surged the most in a year after it secured approval from the European Union to import bikes from Thailand and mitigate almost all of the $100 million hit it's feeling from tariffs this year.
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And in the end I did." His later Pet Shop Boys smash hit It's A Sin was based on his antipathy to his school days.
You p might not have the intent or aggression to hit people but when they do get hit it's not really that nice, especially when he had a dizzy spell."
Major Hunter said snipers rely on the element of surprise - which is lost if the first round fails to hit it's target.
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They need to get a grip as when they get hit it's the driver's fault.
Then when you see you have a successful hit it's a great feeling of accomplishment." Palin said after shooting her caribou.
Most famous for the global hit It's My Life, Dr Alban has racked up worldwide sales of more than five million albums.
Two tracks, however, steal the show - the raw Traffic In My Mind and a radical reworking of Joe Jackson hit It's Different For Girls.
For the encore Frank sucked the life out of Pet Shop Boys hit It's A Sin, turning it into a cheese sodden mess.
Since he released the hit It's Not Unusual in 1965, Jones has sold more than 100 million records worldwide.
However, they remained underground for over a decade until their first commercial smash in 1970 on the Motown hit It's A Shame.