hit it big


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hit it big

To find major or extraordinary success. My uncle earned a respectable living in the '90s selling computers, but he really hit it big when he got into software development.
See also: big, hit

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]
See also: big, hit

hit it big

Slang
To be successful: investors who hit it big on the stock market.
See also: big, hit