[Idiom] Hit the spot

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shimacatu_sa

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Hi, I would like to know if I am using the idiom "hit the spot" correctly in the sentences below.
Can I use this idiom when someone literally hits the physical spot on my body?

1. Thank you for the drink. It was so hot outside, and I was thirsty. Your cold drink hit the spot.

2. The explanation you gave me really hit the spot. That was exactly I wanted to know.

3. To a massage therapist: "Ouch, you are hitting the spot. It hurts, but at the same time it feels so good.
 

Charlie Bernstein

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Number 3 is a little unnatural. Something like "Ouch, you're hitting the sore spot!" would be more conversational.
 

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Only sentence #1 sounds natural. For #2 I think you should say, 'The explanation you gave me was really spot on. That was exactly what I wanted to know.'
 
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