hit upon

hit upon
See: HIT ON.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.


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  • hit upon — index find (discover) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hit upon — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms hit upon : present tense I/you/we/they hit upon he/she/it hits upon present participle hitting upon past tense hit upon past participle hit upon 1) hit upon something same as hit on 1) She hit upon a clever… …   English dictionary

  • hit upon — verb a) To address. He hit upon all major concerns during the presentation. b) To think of; to invent; to realize. 2006. They hit upon the idea of a site that would help users exchange video files. mdash; Venture Firm Shares a YouTube Jackpot ,… …   Wiktionary

  • hit upon — phr verb Hit upon is used with these nouns as the object: ↑idea …   Collocations dictionary

  • hit upon — find what you want or think of something by chance We hit upon the idea of going to the lake for our holiday after our airline reservations were cancelled …   Idioms and examples

  • hit\ upon — • hit (up)on v To happen to meet, find, or reach; to choose or think by chance, John hit on a business that was just starting to grow rapidly. There seemed to be several explanations of the crime, but the detectives hit on the right one the first …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hit upon — Synonyms and related words: alight upon, arrive at, arrive upon, blunder upon, bump into, chance upon, come across, come at, come down on, come on, come up against, come upon, descend upon, discover serendipitously, drop on, encounter, fall in… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hit upon — Find, discover, find out, fall upon, light upon, chance upon …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hit upon — See: HIT ON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hit upon — see hit on …   English dictionary

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