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  • Hi everybody.

  • I'm Esther and in this video we're going to talk about an important idiom.

  • Hit on now.

  • Hit on doesn't mean to hit right?

  • Hit means you punch someone or you use your hand to hurt someone.

  • So that's not what it means.

  • Hit on means.

  • Well, when a guy maybe likes a girl, he sees someone and he thinks that girl is cute, he wants to know her better, He wants to know her more.

  • So he might go to her and ask for her phone number, tried to talk to her.

  • That's hitting on uh that's hit on, right?

  • He's hitting on her.

  • Okay?

  • So yes, a girl can hit on a guy as well.

  • Um usually, but it's usually the guy that hits on the girl.

  • Uh so let's look at these examples, He hit on her, he hit on her again.

  • This means he went to the girl and tried to talk to her and know her better.

  • So maybe they can be a couple later or have a relationship again.

  • He hit on her.

  • The next sentence says she got hit on, she got hit on this is not the same as this sentence, right?

  • So she didn't hit on someone, she got hit on, which means that somebody hit on her.

  • So don't get that confused.

  • So let's look at some more example sentences together.

  • Okay, let's look at these examples, She always gets hit on at the bar, She always gets hit on at the bar.

  • Many guys hit on me many guys hit on me.

  • I saw a man hit on a pretty girl.

  • I saw a man hit on a pretty girl, He's a womanizer.

  • He hits on every girl, he's a womanizer.

  • He hits on every girl.

  • Okay, so let's review one more time we learned the idiom.

  • Hit on again.

  • Hit on means you like someone that you don't know, you go and talk to them again.

  • Maybe try to get to know them better or their phone number or something like that.

  • Now in America.

  • Um yeah, guys hit on girls of course, but I think in Korea a lot more korean guys tend to hit on girls in public places like the bus stop or on the street or maybe even on the subway.

  • So that's the word we learned in this video and I hope to see you guys next time.

  • Bye.

  • Mhm.

Hi everybody.

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Hit On | Learn English Slang and Idioms Meaning, Grammar and Usage with Example English Sentences

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/11/30
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