Hit has many different meanings in a variety of situations. Very versatile!
- I hit the gym three times a week.
“hit the gym” means “work out” or “exercise”
- I hit the library on a daily basis.
“hit the library” means “visit the library to use the library for check outs or check-ins of library items.” Usually, hit a place means visit.
- I am about to hit the road soon to join an important meet-up group.
“hit the road” means “drive to go somewhere.”
- I am going to hit the hay early tonight because I had a long day.
“hit the hay” means “go to bed” and “have a long day” means “have a very boring, tiring, exhausting day.”
Once again, if you would like to share any other expressions with regard to “hit,” please don’t be shy to leave a comment or email me! Thanks a bunch!