hit the streets
Definition of hit the streets
: to go out in search of something or for a specific purpose The reporters hit the streets to interview passersby.
Word by Word Definitions
: to reach with or as if with a sudden blow
: to come in quick forceful contact with
: to strike (as a ball) with an object (as a bat, club, or racket) so as to impart or redirect motion
: an act or instance of striking or forcefully coming in contact with someone or something : an act or instance of hitting or being hit
: a stroke of luck
: a great success
: by a considerable margin
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