hit the hay


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hit the hay

 and hit the sack
Fig. to go to bed. I have to go home and hit the hay pretty soon. Let's hit the sack. We have to get an early start in the morning.
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hit the hay

to get into bed hit the sack It was time to hit the hay and drift off to sleep.
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hit the hay

Also, hit the sack. Go to bed, as in I usually hit the hay after the eleven o'clock news, or I'm tired, let's hit the sack. The first colloquial expression dates from the early 1900s, the variant from about 1940.
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hit the hay

and hit the sack
tv. to go to bed. Time to go home and hit the hay! Let’s hit the sack. We have to get an early start in the morning.
See also: hay, hit
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Such establishments, and what they serve, have their place - normally after a heavy night - unless you are clued-up enough to know that the Tuck In opens at 2am, so you can get your deep-fried carbohydrate intake before you hit the hay.
The youngest in attendance seemed ready to hit the hay by the 7 p.
But if you try to hit the hay around the same time every night, you'll be more likely to do just that.
Our people were tired, so they hit the hay after being told that the flight would leave at neuf in the morning.
At a presentation the Worcester chapter of Sweet Dreamzzz made recently at Vernon Hill Elementary School on Providence Street, children were given a sleep kit containing everything to hit the hay - a sleeping bag, nightshirt, socks, toothbrush, toothpaste, book, crayons and a stuffed animal.
Good job she hit the hay as it sounds like she'll be a busy girl.
They are also planning a New Year's Eve party where guests - strictly non-smokers, of course - can hit the hay if things start to get too hectic.
Although she describes the album as packed with songs about bad relationships and sabotaging good ones, Heather is in a steady relationship with her live-in partner, Ellie, who has no problems with seeing Heather hit the hay with co-stars.
It was still early in the evening, but we were both tired and decided to hit the hay.
But this week she's moving back in with her swinging sister Dawn (Lisa Williamson) and it won't be long before someone says, "Let's hit the hay, Jude".
DuVernay to hit the hay one night, she still spent a lot of time checking on residents during and after the ice storm.
But former Corrie star Amanda Barrie the oldest kitchen hand at the age of 68 outlasted everyone and didn't hit the hay until 5.