(hit/get) a home run


1. success, a win, a positive outcome






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hit/get a home run

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When you 'hit a home run' or 'get a home run' you achieve success in your project or goals. This expression comes from the game of baseball and indicates a positive achievement or reaching a goal. This is an informal expression usually used in speech more likely to be heard in American English.

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  1. Tom was delighted with the positive response to his presentation. His manager said he had really hit a home run with this one.
  2. Sales are way up for the final quarter compared to last year. The marketing team definitely hit a home run this year!

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  1. John really hit a home run by being accepted on that course. I hear its really difficult to get onto.
  2. I got 'A's' on all of my assignments this year, I'm hoping to get an 'A' on this one to make it a home run.

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