_-_Come on hit it


Doctor: Reflexes are how your body reacts.
Man: Reacts?
Doctor: Yes, for instance, if I tap my knee with this hammer, it reacts. You see.
Man: Oh, hit my knee with the little hammer.
Doctor: Ha, ha, no, I won’t hit it. I’ll just tap it.
Man: Tap it harder. Ha, ha, ha, no. Tap it harder. Much much harder.
Come on; hit it. It’s a very strong knee.
Doctor: But it’ll hurt.
Man: No, it won’t. Come on; hit it hard.
Doctor: That doesn’t hurt?
Man: No, it doesn’t hurt. Come on now; hit it really hard.
Doctor: Are you sure?
Man: I’m quite sure. Come on hit it.
Doctor: OK.

Come on hit it ← original text

1- Which is grammatically correct:

  • Come on hit it.
  • Come on, hit it.
  • Come on; hit it.
  • Come on! hit it.


Come on now ← original text

2- 1- Which is grammatically correct:

If “Come on now” is correct, what does it mean?

  • Come on now.
  • Come on, now.
  • Come on! now.


That doesn’t hurt?

3- What does “hurt” mean in this sentence?

Does it mean “pain” or does it mean “injure”?

Thank you


I think it should be two sentences, or separated by a conjunction.
Come on. Hit it.
Come on and hit it.
Go ahead and hit it.

‘Come on now’ is idiomatic and common, so it should stay as it is.

It means pain.


Thank you so much, NearlyNapping :rose:

Very nice.

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