409 – 5 Idioms With Hit

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Looks like he is hitting the road!

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I’m sure this lesson is going to be a hit. That’s because we’re going to look at five idioms that use the verb hit. I’m going to show you how to use hit or miss, hit the nail on the head, hit it off, hit the bottle, and hit the road. Ready? Let’s check them out!

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details:

  • Tony works hard in the office but sometimes his work is hit or miss.
  • In New York, buying fruit is hit or miss.
  • Thanks for telling me about that restaurant. You hit the nail on the head. It was really good.
  • You hit the nail on the head when you told me that kickboxing was difficult. I had sore muscles for a week after trying it.
  • Jack and Terry hit it off at the BBQ last weekend.
  • I’m glad I had a chance to meet your cousin. We really hit it off.
  • After losing his job Tommy started to hit the bottle.
  • Amy started hitting the bottle after her boyfriend broke up with her.
  • It’s getting late. I think I should hit the road.
  • I’m really tired because I hit the road very early this morning.

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