be a hit with (someone)

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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.
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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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