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Don't hit your brother!
He hit me on the shoulder.
James was hit with a baseball bat.
They hit me in the stomach.
She was hit by a speeding car.
The truck hit the wall.
My car was hit from behind.
She threw her glass across the room and it hit the wall.
It's thought he may have fallen and hit his head on the curb.
Try to roll as you hit the ground.
She was hit by a stray bullet.
According to first reports, some bombs have hit schools and hospitals.
None of the missiles hit their target.
It suddenly hit her that she would never see him again.
a singer who hit the big time (=became very successful) in 1998
She hit the brakes too late and the car skidded.
Just hit the Save button every few minutes.
Did anyone hit a home run?
Many houses have been without water since the storm hit.
The craze hit California in 1951.
He gasped as the pain hit him.
We hit a problem when we tried to print the document.
The talks appear to have hit a snag.
Local businesses have been hard hit by the recession.
The people this legislation will hit the hardest are the poor.
The squad will have to hit the ground running from the very first game.
I didn't really hit it off with his sister.
With regard to the gentleman's comments, I think he has hit the nail right on the head.
When I told him how much it cost, he just about hit the roof.
a new craze product that will soon hit the stores
When it comes to the exam, they won' t know what hit them.
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