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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyhit on
he/she/ithits on
present participlehitting on
past tensehit on
past participlehit on

Related meanings

  1. 1

    hit on


    hit upon

    hit on something to suddenly have an idea

    They hit on the idea of celebrating the occasion with a concert.

  2. 2

    hit on


    hit upon

    hit on something to discover something by chance

    She was scared he might hit on the truth.

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