hit sb up for sth/hit sb for sth


hit sb up for sth/hit sb for sth
UK US hit sb up (for sth)/hit sb for sth
Phrasal Verb with hit({{}}/hɪt/ verb (-tt-, hit)
US
INFORMAL to ask someone for money: »

She planned to hit him up for a raise.


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  • hit somebody up for something — ˌhit sb ˈup for sth | ˈhit sb for sth derived (NAmE, informal) to ask sb for money • Does he always hit you up for cash when he wants new clothes? Main entry: ↑hitderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit somebody for something — ˌhit sb ˈup for sth | ˈhit sb for sth derived (NAmE, informal) to ask sb for money • Does he always hit you up for cash when he wants new clothes? Main entry: ↑hitderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit sb/sth in the pocket — ► to make a person or an organization pay for something: »The shareholders have been hit in the pocket. Main Entry: ↑pocket …   Financial and business terms

  • hit sth in the pocket — hit sb/sth in the pocket ► to make a person or an organization pay for something: »The shareholders have been hit in the pocket. Main Entry: ↑pocket …   Financial and business terms

  • hit sb in the pocket — hit sb/sth in the pocket ► to make a person or an organization pay for something: »The shareholders have been hit in the pocket. Main Entry: ↑pocket …   Financial and business terms

  • hit on something — ˈhit on/upon sth derived no passive (rather informal) to think of a good idea suddenly or by chance • She hit on the perfect title for her new novel. Main entry: ↑hitderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit upon something — ˈhit on/upon sth derived no passive (rather informal) to think of a good idea suddenly or by chance • She hit on the perfect title for her new novel. Main entry: ↑hitderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit the wrong note — hit/strike the right/wrong ˈnote idiom (especially BrE) to do, say or write sth that is suitable/not suitable for a particular occasion • It is a bizarre tale and the author hits just the right note of horror and disbelief. Main entry: ↑noteidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit — hit1 W2S1 [hıt] v past tense and past participle hit present participle hitting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(touch somebody/something hard)¦ 2¦(crash into something)¦ 3¦(hurt yourself)¦ 4¦(sport)¦ 5¦(press)¦ 6¦(attack)¦ 7¦(affect badly)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hit — 1 /hIt/ verb past tense and past participle hitpresent participle hitting 1 TOUCH SB/STH HARD (T) to touch someone or something quickly and usually hard with your hand, a stick etc: hit sth with: Billy was hitting a tin can with a spoon. | hit sb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Hit — A dealer who agrees to sell at the bid price quoted by another dealer is said to hit that bid. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. hit hit 1 [hɪt] verb hit PTandPP hitting PRESPART 1. [transitive] to reach a particular level or… …   Financial and business terms