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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.” [Slang; late 1800s]

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successful, hot, fortuitous, happy, blossom, bloom, multiply, flourish, thrive, develop, succeed, boom, expand, advance, flower, score, augment, batten, rise, bear