hit the spot
phrasal to give complete or special satisfaction — used especially of food or drink

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hit the spot — {v. phr.}, {informal} To refresh fully or satisfy you; bring back your spirits or strength. Used especially of food or drink. * /A cup of tea always hits the spot when you are tired./ * /Mother s apple pie always hits the spot with the boys./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hit the spot — {v. phr.}, {informal} To refresh fully or satisfy you; bring back your spirits or strength. Used especially of food or drink. * /A cup of tea always hits the spot when you are tired./ * /Mother s apple pie always hits the spot with the boys./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hit the spot — phrasal : to give complete or special satisfaction used especially of food or drink * * * hit the spot informal phrase to be exactly what you want or need A cool glass of beer would really hit the spot. Thesaurus: relevant and appropriatesynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit the spot — 1. AND hit the bull’s eye tv. o be exactly right. (See also ring the bell.) □ You really hit the spot with that prediction. □ Pete’s prediction hit the bull’s eye. 2. tv. to be refreshing. □ This cold water really hits the spot …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • hit the spot — if food hits the spot, it tastes good and makes you feel satisfied. Mmm, that pecan pie hit the spot …   New idioms dictionary

  • hit the spot — refresh or satisfy Drinking the lemonade after the baseball game really hit the spot …   Idioms and examples

  • hit the spot — verb To be particularly pleasing or appropriate; to be just right. Some ice cold lemonade would hit the spot on a warm afternoon …   Wiktionary

  • hit the spot — informal to be exactly what you want or need A cool glass of beer would really hit the spot …   English dictionary

  • hit\ the\ spot — v. phr. informal To refresh fully or satisfy you; bring back your spirits or strength. Used especially of food or drink. A cup of tea always hits the spot when you are tired. Mother s apple pie always hits the spot with the boys …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hit the spot — taste right, is satisfying    Sometimes tea hits the spot. It satisfies me …   English idioms

  • hit the spot — informal be exactly what is required. → spot …   English new terms dictionary

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