Hit the streets

Hit the streets
become widely available

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • hit the streets — (or US hit the pavement) informal : to go out in search of something or for a specific purpose I grabbed the classifieds and hit the pavement, looking for a new job. The reporters hit the streets to interview passersby. see also ↑hit 6 (above), 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit the streets — Australian Slang become widely available …   English dialects glossary

  • hit the streets — went from door to door, made a public demonstration …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hit the shops — hit the ˈstreets | hit the ˈshops/ˈstores idiom (informal) to become widely available for sale • The new magazine hits the streets tomorrow. Main entry: ↑hitidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit the stores — hit the ˈstreets | hit the ˈshops/ˈstores idiom (informal) to become widely available for sale • The new magazine hits the streets tomorrow. Main entry: ↑hitidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Streets of Tanasbourne — infobox shopping mall shopping mall name = The Streets of Tanasbourne caption = location = Hillsboro, Oregon, USA opening date = October 2004 developer= Continental Real Estate manager = owner = number of stores = 55 number of anchors = floor… …   Wikipedia

  • The Streets — This article is about the UK garage artist. For other uses, see Streets (disambiguation). The Streets Mike Skinner at Parklife, Sydney, October 2011 Background info …   Wikipedia

  • hit the bricks — AND hit the pavement 1. v. to start walking; to go into the streets. □ I have a long way to go. I’d better hit the bricks. □ Go on! Hit the pavement! Get going! 2. tv. to go out on strike. □ The workers hit the pavement on Friday and haven’t been …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • hit the pavement — verb a) To travel on foot, as on a sidewalk. But getting people to hit the pavement is more than just a health concern. . . . unicipalities are looking to combat inner city decay by keeping the streets flush with pedestrians. b) To travel or… …   Wiktionary

  • hit the bricks — idi a) to walk the streets b) to go on strike …   From formal English to slang

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