hit the sack


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hit the sack

To get into bed and go to sleep. I have to get up early for work tomorrow, so I think I'd better hit the sack.
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hit the sack

INFORMAL or

hit the hay

mainly AMERICAN, INFORMAL
If someone hits the sack, they go to bed. We were tired, so we only half-unpacked the car and then hit the sack. Do you want me to take you up to your bed? Are you ready to hit the hay? Note: In the past, people sometimes used sacks and hay as bedding.
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hit the sack

go to bed. informal
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hit the ˈsack/ˈhay

(informal) go to bed: I think it’s time to hit the sack. Sack and hay both refer to simple beds. In the past a bed was often just a sack or piece of rough cloth with hay inside. Sailors in the navy also slept in hammocks (= a type of bed hung between two posts, etc.) similar to sacks.
See also: hay, hit, sack

hit the sack

verb
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and then cook it for five hours, until you hit the sack.
Conscious of our 6am start, we hit the sack (when I say sack, I mean four-poster bed) at around 9pm.
AFTER BOOZING Drink water at the end of the evening and again before you hit the sack - it gives your body a head-start on the road to recovery.
A teetotaller, Parida hit the sack at 6pm and woke up at 3am.
The food and wine is gourmet, so after five courses and a bottle of wine, we hit the sack.
But Cecora claimed De La Hoya crossed the line after she and her pal hit the sack - when the insatiable boxer yanked her out of bed three times for more sex.
As they hit the sack for the night, the 1SG said: "Sir, look up into the sky and tell me what you see.
We all hit the sack immediately as we had to be up before the sun rose the next day to send me 40 feet up a cliff-with no ropes- only to then jump off and land in the jellyfish swarmed waters of the bay.
Again, making sure you're hydrated is key - so a pint of water or possibly a vitamin C-filled fruit juice before you hit the sack is an excellent way to round off the night.
If you get an extra hour-and-a-half of sleep, you'll prob-Scientists discovered people who averaged five-and-a-half hours' sleep munched 220 more daily calories - mostly in the form of snacks - than those who hit the sack early and slept for about eight-and-a-half hours.
or later, and 3% regularly hit the sack before 8 p.
Amuse bouche, pre-dessert and homemade petit fours with coffee added extra indulgence to the evening, and we certainly hit the sack with very happy tummies.
My spirits were not in any great form, so I hurriedly hit the sack.
Dragged myself to Stratford Tudor Day, had a slow wander around the attractions then found a nice shady bench, chilled and watched the archery and falconry, but I am afraid my sickness got the better of me and I had to admit defeat, come home and hit the sack.
A great time was had by all but I was glad to hit the sack on the Sunday after a three-day bender that relegates top pros Fergie and McGregor to the status of rank amateurs.