hit the pavement

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hit the pavement

1. To walk outside, especially on the streets or sidewalk. I need to get out, hit the pavement, and start looking for a job.
2. To begin or take part in a strike. The workers hit the pavement again after the company implemented a unilateral pay cut to all employees.
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hit the pavement

verb
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Basically, once you hit pavement, it's an all-out rush to the safe confines of the Lorane Highway.
Since neither candidate's military record suggests he could hit pavement if he fell from the roof of the White House, it's likely both would miss their mark, thereby qualifying to work for any of the major television networks.
The call from West Midlands Ambulance Service comes as a rush of children are expected to hit pavements as they head back to school.