make a hit with (someone)

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.
See also: hit, make
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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.
See also: hit, make
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

be/make a (big, etc.) ˈhit with somebody

be 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.
See also: hit, make, somebody
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