hit the dirt hit the dirt


  • (v) fall or drop suddenly, usually to evade some danger


  1. Some hit the dirt and crawled to the waiting choppers.
  2. Something alerts the aliens, and they hit the dirt, probably at the order of the coyote, or guide, they have paid to get them across.
  3. No sooner had Brett hit the dirt than Kansas City Manager Jim Frey hit the ceiling.


  • Work starts on Santa Maria-Bonita's new school

    The shovels hit the dirt—ceremonially, figuratively, and literally—on the morning of June 5 at the corner of Biscayne Street and Carmen Lane, where Santa Maria-Bonita School District’s 20th school will eventually stand.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Santa Maria Sun

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