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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I realised I'd hit big as soon as Kerry missed their free in the last minute.
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