hit the

hit the

bottle/booze/sauce Slang
To engage in drinking alcoholic beverages.
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hit the

hay/sack Slang
To go to bed: hit the hay well before midnight.
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hit the

roof/ceiling Slang
To express anger, especially vehemently.
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Now when the son of Lycaon saw him scouring the plain and driving the Trojans pell-mell before him, he aimed an arrow and hit the front part of his cuirass near the shoulder: the arrow went right through the metal and pierced the flesh, so that the cuirass was covered with blood.
One hit the door post; another went against the door; the pointed shaft of another struck the wall; and as soon as they had avoided all the spears of the suitors Ulysses said to his own men, "My friends, I should say we too had better let drive into the middle of them, or they will crown all the harm they have done us by killing us outright."
To try and hit an object with a vague thought is like trying to hit the bull's eye with a lump of putty: when the putty reaches the target, it flattens out all over it, and probably covers the bull's eye along with the rest.
Let him act like the clever archers who, designing to hit the mark which yet appears too far distant, and knowing the limits to which the strength of their bow attains, take aim much higher than the mark, not to reach by their strength or arrow to so great a height, but to be able with the aid of so high an aim to hit the mark they wish to reach.
I had to hit the keys so hard that I strained my first fingers to the elbows, while the ends of my fingers were blisters burst and blistered again.
Four airstrikes hit the port in al-Hawk district, causing material damages, an airstrike on a citizen's farm in Bajil district, and five on the citizens' farms in al-Manqm village in al-Duraihmi district and hit the radio in the city.
Sometimes, while trying to hit the ball as far as you can, you could find the fielder outside the ring.
But this pool whiz also knows that if he were to hit the cue ball so that it collides on an angle with the colored ball, both balls would deflect in a V-shape, or 90[degrees] angle (see Nuts & Bolts, right).
On that hole, you definitely want to hit the green from the tee, because any sort of approach shot, including the several my partner and I attempted because we didn't hit the green on the first stroke, over that bunker is very intimidating.
The hit the reinsurance market took on the heels of the hurricanes likely will impact pricing and capacity--effects already being felt by some alternative risk vehicles.
In his best-selling book, L'Effroyable Imposture (The Frightening Deception), Meyssan launched the claim that American Airlines Flight 77 did not hit the Pentagon.
Resume: Behind the scenes for the holiday hit The Prince of Egypt Next: DreamWorks animated film El Dorado due in March 2000 Out in action: Works with HIV-affected infants and with organizations that deliver food to people with AIDS
Closer to the epicenter, where Moho reflections theoretically would not hit the surface, the instruments recorded waves more typical of magnitude 7.1 earthquakes.
But before you hit the miniature golf course, study these lessons from physicist Sir Isaac Newton and learn how to sink putts with ease.
If he rolls wrists, he will hit the ball off the top corner of the bat.