hit off

hit off

v. to hit it off with smb. ('to get along well with smb.')

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['hɪt'ɒf]
to hit it off with smb. ('to get along well with smb. ')

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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  • hit off — transitive verb : to characterize precisely and usually satirically in a brilliant metaphor … hits himself off with terrible accuracy V.S.Pritchett really hits off the contours and hierarchies of an English village with an amusing slyness… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit-off — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: hit off : a clever imitation did an amusing hit off of his brother …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit-off — /ˈhɪt ɒf/ (say hit of) noun (in golf) the start of a round on a golf course …  

  • hit off — Imitate, personate, mimic, take off …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • To hit off — Hit Hit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hit}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hitting}.] [OE. hitten, hutten, of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. hitte to hit, find, Sw. & Icel. hitta.] 1. To reach with a stroke or blow; to strike or touch, usually with force; especially, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hit off — make a beginning; commence …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • hit off — Australian Slang make a beginning; commence …   English dialects glossary

  • hit off — describe or represent accurately; produce readily, produce offhand …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hit — [hit] vt. hit, hitting [ME hitten < OE hittan < ON hitta, to hit upon, meet with < IE base * keid , to fall > Welsh cwydd, a fall] 1. to come against, usually with force; strike [the car hit the tree] 2. to give a blow to; strike;… …   English World dictionary

  • Hit — Hit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hit}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hitting}.] [OE. hitten, hutten, of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. hitte to hit, find, Sw. & Icel. hitta.] 1. To reach with a stroke or blow; to strike or touch, usually with force; especially, to reach or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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