hit it big

To have great success

I wasnt expecting it to work, but I hit it big when I tried the new approach.


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  • hit it big — ► INFORMAL to become very successful: »The company hit it big when they received an order for three commercial satellites. Main Entry: ↑hit …   Financial and business terms

  • hit (it) big — hit (it) ˈbig f11 idiom (informal) to be very successful • The band has hit big in the US. Main entry: ↑hitidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit it big — phrasal : to achieve great success * * * hit it big (or hit big) see ↑big • • • Main Entry: ↑hit …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit it big — phrasal to achieve great success …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hit the big time — verb To become successful and widely known. After years of hard work, they finally hit the big time with their sixth album …   Wiktionary

  • Big in Falkirk — is Scotland s National Street Arts Festival.Since its inception in 2000, this award winning (Scottish Thistle Award 2005), free weekend event has become one of the largest cultural events in Scotland, attracting over 100,000 people. Located in… …   Wikipedia

  • big time — big time1 n the big time informal the position of being very famous or important, for example in the entertainment business or in politics ▪ The 46 year old author has finally hit the big time . >big time adj [only before noun] ▪ big time… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • big time — /ˈbɪg taɪm/ (say big tuym) noun the, Colloquial 1. the top level, especially in any business or society. 2. the social milieu of those who have achieved fame and success: she has hit the big time now …   Australian 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

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