Also, touch bottom. Reach the worst or lowest point. For example, When he lost his job again they knew they had hit bottom, or When wheat prices touch bottom, the farmers will be up in arms. [Second half of 1800s]
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How to use hit bottom in a sentence
He hits bottom at Rocamadour, a sanctuary in the Dordogne known as a citadel of faith devoted to Mary.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The most recent issue contains detailed instructions for building car bombs, and the magazine frequently draws up hit-lists.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The big slug happened to hit the suspect in the street, passing through his arm and then striking Police Officer Andrew Dossi.
I was friends with her drummer from Sleater-Kinney, and I met Carrie, and we just hit it off.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
We hit it off amazingly well, and started a real friendship.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Many of us had been hit by the balls, but a bruise or a graze of the skin was the worst consequence that had ensued.
But, as the keel of the boats touched bottom, each boat-load dashed into the water and then into the enemy's fire.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
In these archipelagos the waters being shallow, the frost was quite intense enough to cool them to the bottom.
"I have a letter somewhere," looking in the machine drawer and finding the letter in the bottom of the workbasket.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
He shut his fist and hit Butterface a weak but well intended right-hander on the nose.