Hit it out of the park

Idiom

Hit it out of the park

Definition

To do something very well or exceed expectations.

Examples

She really hit it out of the park with her presentation.

He hit it out of the park on his math test.

Origin

The phrase dates back to the late 19th century when the phrase was used to refer to a batter hitting a home run that was so far that it went out of the ballpark.

FAQs

Question

What does “hit it out of the park” mean?

Answer

To do something very well or exceed expectations.

Question

When did this phrase originate?

Answer

The phrase dates back to the late 19th century.