hit the big four-oh

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Definition of hit the big four-oh

informal
: to turn 40 years of age Next year he'll hit the big four-oh.

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“Hit the big four-oh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hit%20the%20big%20four-oh. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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