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I/you/we/theyhit back
he/she/ithits back
present participlehitting back
past tensehit back
past participlehit back
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  1. 2
    [intransitive/transitive]hit someone back to deliberately hit someone because they have hit you
    Dan hit me, so I hit him back.
  2. 3
    [intransitive] mainly journalism to start to play well against an opponent who was winning
    Redhill hit back with two more goals.
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