Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
(hit/get) a home run
hit a homeget a home run
1) success, a win, a positive outcome
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hit/get a home run
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.
Professional Examples (Basic)
Tom was delighted with the positive response to his presentation. His manager saidhe had really hit a home runwith this one.
Sales are way upfor the final quarter compared to last year. The marketing teamdefinitely hit a home run this year!
Social Examples (Basic)
John really hit a home run by being accepted on that course. I hear its really difficult to get onto.
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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