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Idiom of the week – Hit the ground running

Posted by englishlessons on June 12, 2012

Definition:

begin something with great energy

Examples:

They wanted an experienced salesperson who could hit the ground running and get results immediately.

I need to be ready to hit the ground running on this new job as expectations are high.

Picture it:

When you start out running, not walking, it implies lots of energy.

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