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Hit On

How to Conjugate Hit On

  • Infinitive: Hit On
  • Present Tense: Hit On
  • -ing Form: Hitting On
  • Past Tense: Hit On
  • Past Participle: Hit On
Hit On is a non-separable phrasal verb and has 2 definitions.

Definitions of Hit On:

1. To suddenly have a solution to a problem or an interesting idea.

Examples: They hit on the idea of going on a road trip this weekend.
When we have a problem, we usually brainstorm until we hit on a solution.

2. To approach someone with the intent to attract them sexually.

Examples: My friend once got himself into trouble by hitting on a married woman.
Mallory has the tendency to hit on her friends when she gets drunk.

See our complete list of English phrasal verbs.