hit a plateau

hit a plateau

Fig. to reach a higher level of activity, sales, production, output, etc., and then stop and remain unchanged for a time. When my sales hit a plateau, my boss gave me a pep talk. When production hit a plateau, the company built a new factory.
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If you feel you've hit a plateau, don't fret, it happens to the best of us.
DETROIT: US auto sales fell about 3.5 percent in August, and some major automakers said a long-expected sales decline has begun or, at best, that sales have hit a plateau, which may spark a shift to juicer customer incentives and slowed production.
If your training has hit a plateau, try switching your quality workouts to the afternoon to take advantage of your inner rhythms.