hit big

hit big

To find major or extraordinary success. My uncle earned a respectable living in the '90s selling computers, but he really hit big when he got into software development. The idea of reusing abandoned plots of land has hit big in other cities around the country.
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hit (it) ˈbig

(informal) be very successful: The band has hit big in the US.
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NLEX hit big shots and locked down on defense as well, limiting Paul Lee, who only had eight points on 3-of-10 shooting from the field and five turnovers in close to 27 minutes of action.
Former PBA players Chester Tolomia and Don Camaso starred for Senate's 6th win in 8 games by exploding for 28 and 19 points - the bulk came in the third where they hit big shots.
Their other hits include 1970s Punk Rock hits No More Heroes, Peaches, Always the Sun and Skin Deep and the 2003 Top 40 hit Big Thing Coming, which was seen as a return to form.
The blonde beauty has also starred alongside Reese Witherspoon, 41, in the hit Big Little Lies and has two further films lined up for next year including a starring role in DC Comics superhero movie Aquaman.
TV hit Big Fat Gypsy Wedding is to get a follow-up series set in Britain's marriage capital.
It was trounced by Disney's animated hit Big Hero 6, which earned PS2.
FAST-RISING star Josh Record is tipped to hit big with new single For Your Love - which you can't miss on Radio 1 right now.
I couldn't even tell you who hit big shots tonight because I think everybody hit big shots,'' Pierce said.
We hit big rock but I think we just had a misunderstanding in the pace notes," Kubica said.
JAMES WADE, the master of the outer ring, has hit big finish after big finish in the last few weeks to storm right into Premier League contention, writes Steve Davies.
Sydney, Dec 27( ANI ): Cricket Australia (CA) has hit Big Bash League team Brisbane Heat coach Darren Lehmann with an official reprimand for controversially questioning West Indies all rounder Marlon Samuels' bowling action, which is a breach of conduct.
Director Prabhu Deva's latest offering "Rowdy Rathore" starring Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha has hit big times with record opening collections at the box office.
Australian movies have to be pretty good to hit big internationally, and this one was a monster smash.
He hit big scores and I jumped in with bigger ones.