The word ‘hit’ can mean many different things. As a verb, it involves bringing a body part or object into contact with another person/object or a missile striking a target.
- Ellen raised her fist and hit Sally across the face. (person/object into contact with another person/object)
- The archer hit the bullseye from 200 meters away. (missile striking a target)
Hit is an irregular verb. The past tense is hit and the past participle is hit. I’ll give you an example sentence of each tense:
- I always hit the post when I try and score a goal. (present)
- The car hit the barrier and went into the bushes. (past simple)
- Its the second time this month another car has hit mine. (past participle)