Idiom:  hit the mark


Idiom:  hit the mark

  • to reach a goal or be successful

Example sentences

  • I hope to hit the mark with this new technology for water purification.
  • You hit the mark with that speech! Everyone listened carefully because it was so inspiring.
  • We need a social media campaign that will hit the mark with young voters.
  • If we raise another $10,000 today we will hit the mark for our annual campaign with three days remaining during this fundraiser.
  • I think your interview hit the mark because we've never had so many viewers call in with questions and comments.
  • How will you measure whether or not this effort hits the mark?
  • My goal is to be a professional football player and each year I hit the mark toward each step of the process.
  • They definitely hit the mark with the theme for the MET Gala this year.
  • She is an amazing athlete. Every year she hits the mark in grand slalom racing.


  • deliver the goods
  • make the cut
  • make the grade
  • pull of something

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