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Monday, 28 May 2007

Phrase of the Day 91: 'hit the sack'

"to hit the sack"


definition: to go to bed

(jít do hajan; na kute (spat))

example: "I am really knackered, I'm going to hit the sack."

origin: Although fallen out of common usage, one definition of a sack is a bed. Early mattresses were often made from a cloth sack stuffed with hay, hair, or some other form of padding.


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