||fired, dismissed, gone, down the road
||If you refuse to do a job, you're history, pal.
||(See a hit)
|hit and miss
||some right and some wrong, trial and error
||Hiring good help is still a hit-and-miss procedure.
|hit and run (baseball)
||a play in which the batter tries to hit as the base runner runs
||On the next pitch, the Mets tried a hit and run, but the batter missed the ball.
|hit and run (traffic)
||an accident in which the driver leaves the scene of the collision
||Was your car involved in a hit-and-run accident? Did you fail to stop after hitting someone?
||become very meaningful, affect you personally, touch you
||When they see hungry Canadian children on TV, the message about poverty will hit home.
|hit it off
||relate well, be friends immediately
||Gus and Bert seem to hit it off. They've been talking for hours.
||hired killer, a person who is paid to commit murder
||The hit man who killed the president is a terrorist.
|hit me (card games)
||give me another card; yes, I'll have another one
||The old man looked at his cards carefully, then said, "Hit me."
||the meaning becomes clear to me, I understand
||It hit me later that she was a teacher, not a student.