English version

hit somebody with something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhit somebody with something phrasal verb informal1 to tell someone something interesting, exciting, or shocking The next morning, Steve hit me with the truth.2 American English to punish or try to harm someone by doing something that will cause problems for them The next day, we found they’d hit us with a lawsuit. hit→ See Verb table
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hit with One woman died after a soldier hit her with a club.
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Verb table
hit
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhit
he, she, ithits
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhit
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave hit
he, she, ithas hit
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad hit
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hit
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have hit
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam hitting
he, she, itis hitting
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you, we, theyare hitting
Past
I, he, she, itwas hitting
you, we, theywere hitting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been hitting
he, she, ithas been hitting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been hitting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be hitting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been hitting
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