hit the shops


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.

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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • hit the shops — hit the market/shops/shelves ► INFORMAL to become available for people to buy: »Although the toys are only just now hitting the market, a huge advertising campaign has been in place for several months. Main Entry: ↑hit …   Financial and business terms

  • hit the shops/shelves — hit the market/shops/shelves ► INFORMAL to become available for people to buy: »Although the toys are only just now hitting the market, a huge advertising campaign has been in place for several months. Main Entry: ↑hit …   Financial and business terms

  • 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 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

  • hit the market/shops/shelves — ► INFORMAL to become available for people to buy: »Although the toys are only just now hitting the market, a huge advertising campaign has been in place for several months. Main Entry: ↑hit …   Financial and business terms

  • hit the market — hit the market/shops/shelves ► INFORMAL to become available for people to buy: »Although the toys are only just now hitting the market, a huge advertising campaign has been in place for several months. Main Entry: ↑hit …   Financial and business terms

  • hit the shelves — hit the market/shops/shelves ► INFORMAL to become available for people to buy: »Although the toys are only just now hitting the market, a huge advertising campaign has been in place for several months. Main Entry: ↑hit …   Financial and business terms

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