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    1) [Elvis Presley hit the screen in his T-shirt.] In this sentence, what is the meanig of "hit the screen"?
    2) [He is an important New York blueblood, a person of high distinction.] in this sentence, what is the meaning of distinction?

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    Re: hit the screen

    "Hit the screen" means he appeared in a movie or film. Sometimes it also refers to television, but in that case we usually specify "the small screen."
    "Person of high distinction" means someone notable, a "blue blood," someone who is either very wealthy or comes from a well-known family, such as the Kennedys or the Rockefellers.

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