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Thread: clean hit

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    clean hit

    I understand 'clean hit' is a baseball term. Could it be figuratively used to mean 'excellent job' or 'excellent achievement' like:
    1. His recent book on horses was a clean hit.
    2. He recently wrote a book on horses. It was a clean hit in the field.
    3. He got a clean hit on his recent book.
    Thank you.

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    Re: clean hit

    Sounds like it.

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    Re: clean hit

    The term "home run" has an extended usage, but I have never heard of one for "clean hit". I suppose there is a first time for everything.

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