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hit a plateau

To reach a certain level of achievement or success but then stop progressing beyond it. Ugh, I'm not losing any more weight—I must have hit a plateau. We've hit a plateau and have stopped attracting new customers.
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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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