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Hit the spot


Refreshing. Something eaten or especially drunk that quenches one’s immediate thirst or hunger. Can also be used in the sense of an outcome that is pleasing or a praise that is welcome.¬† (Compare to What the doctor ordered.)

“After a long day at work, a cold beer really hits the spot.”

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