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hit it big

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hit it big

verb phrase

To succeed splendidly: Pitchers who hit it big as soon as they escaped from the Trappers' pocket-sized park (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Idioms and Phrases with hit it big

hit it big

Score a major success, especially a profit, as in Some investors hit it big in the stock market. The adverb big here means “with great success.” [ ; late 1800s ]
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