hit off


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hit off

vb
1. (tr, adverb) to represent or mimic accurately
2. hit it off informal to have a good relationship with
Translations

w>hit off

vt sep
he hit him off beautifullyer hat ihn ausgezeichnet getroffen
to hit it off with somebody (inf)sich gut mit jdm verstehen, prima mit jdm auskommen (inf); they hit it off straight awaysie haben sich von Anfang an gut verstanden
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Now it happens to this sort of men, as to bad hounds, who never hit off a fault themselves; but no sooner doth a dog of sagacity open his mouth than they immediately do the same, and, without the guidance of any scent, run directly forwards as fast as they are able.
The great Percerin (for, contrary to the rule of dynasties, it was, above all, the last of the Percerins who deserved the name of Great), the great Percerin was inspired when he cut a robe for the queen, or a coat for the king; he could mount a mantle for Monsieur, the clock of a stocking for Madame; but, in spite of his supreme talent, he could never hit off anything approaching a creditable fit for M.
There is my mother, my anxious, affectionate mother, hit off to a T.
The full and romantic career of Evelyn Murgatroyd is best hit off by her own words, "Call me Evelyn and I'll call you St.
I AM a little proud of it,' says the young fellow, glancing up at the sketch with complacency, and then shutting one eye, and taking a corrected prospect of it over a level bridge of nut-crackers in the air: 'Not badly hit off from memory.
Deputy Emir sends condolences to President of Mexico THE Deputy Emir His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al Thani sent on Saturday a cable of condolences to President of the United States Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto on the victims of the earthquake which hit off the south-western coast of Mexico, wishing speedy recovery of the injured.
PLAYERS WITH TWO GRAND SLAMS IN ONE GAME PLAYER, TEAM DATE AB H RBI INNING Tony Lazzeri, Yankees May 24,1936 5 4 11 2, 5 Hit off George Turbeville and Malton Bullock of the Philadelphia A's Jim Tabor, Red Sox July 4, 1939 4 3 9 3, 6 Hit off George Caster and Chubby Dean of the Philadelphia A's Rudy York, Red Sox July 27, 1946 5 3 10 2, 5 Hit off Bob Muncrief and Tex Shirley of the St.
0 earthquake hit off New Zealand today, but seismologists said it was .
0-magnitude quake hit off the South Pacific island of Vanuatu on Wednesday, seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.
It was the second game-winning hit of the week for Ybarra, who got the game-winning hit off losing pitcher Christian Jones.
ISLAMABAD, June 03, 2010 (Balochistan Times): As the Tropical Cyclone PHAT is likely to hit off Makran Coast and Karachi on Sunday, Pakistan Navy has executed Operation Madad in full swing, under the special instruction of Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Noman Bashir, and placed all of its assets and resources on high alert to provide all necessary assistance against the up coming cyclone.
8 on the Richter scale hit off the coast of south Lebanon on Tuesday, the Bhannes Center for Seismic and Scientific Research said.