batting a thousand

Batting a thousand
(USA) (from baseball) It means to do something perfectly.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • be batting a thousand — American to do something extremely well and better than you had hoped to do it. Gloria felt she was batting a thousand. She d got everything she asked for when she saw her boss …   New idioms dictionary

  • batting average — noun Date: 1867 1. a ratio (as a rate per thousand) of base hits to official times at bat for a baseball player 2. a record of achievement or accomplishment …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bat a thousand — see ↑bat, 2 • • • Main Entry: ↑thousand * * * bat a ˈthousand idiom (NAmE, informal) to be very successful …   Useful english dictionary

  • bat a thousand — verb a) To reach first base on every at bat. Hes batting a thousand so far with the new boss. b) To achieve success at each attempt. No one can bat a thousand for the whole season. Syn: bat one thousand, two for two …   Wiktionary

  • bat a thousand — hit every time at bat, win every competition    I ve had two interviews and two offers. I m batting a thousand! …   English idioms

  • English language idioms derived from baseball — B = * ballpark: in the ballpark, ballpark figure, and out of the ballpark mdash; Ballpark has been used to mean a broad area of approximation or similarity, or a range within which comparison is possible; this usage OED dates to 1960. Another… …   Wikipedia

  • bat — bat1 S3 [bæt] n [Sense: 1,5 7; Date: 1500 1600; Origin: back bat (14 16 centuries), probably from a Scandinavian language.] [Sense: 2 4; Origin: Old English batt] 1.) a small animal like a mouse with wings that flies around at night →↑fruit bat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bat — 1 noun (C) 1 ANIMAL a small animal like a mouse that flies around at night see also: fruit bat 2 SPORT a) a long wooden stick with a special shape that is used in some sports and games: a baseball bat b) BrE a round flat piece of wood with a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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