hit the hay


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Related to hit the hay: hit the sack, Idioms, knows the ropes
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Verb1.hit the hay - prepare for sleephit the hay - prepare for sleep; "I usually turn in at midnight"; "He goes to bed at the crack of dawn"
bed down, bunk down - go to bed; "We bedded down at midnight"
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It may sound counterproductive to hit the hay when you're working toward new goals, but research has found that getting quality shut-eye can help you stick to your resolutions.
Pro tip: When you're ready to hit the hay, pop in a movie.
That means select outfits, pack bags and backpacks, and organise any paperwork before you hit the hay.
Researcher found that those with regular bedtimes are more successful than those who hit the hay at a different time every night.
It's not rocket science: buy an eye cream and have it by the side of your bed to use before you hit the hay.
After a day of sightseeing and a night of ten-pin bowling, it's time to hit the hay.
We chatted it up probably for another hour and then hit the hay.
After a cheeky cocktail or two (the Blackwood Bramble was amazing) we hit the hay, ready for a packed Saturday.
Regardless of when you find yourself going to sleep and waking up, it's important to make sure you get the recommended seven to nine hours of shut-eye when you do hit the hay.
Schedule homework sessions before and after dinner so they can finish everything and still hit the hay by 10.
To really maximise your beauty sleep, make sure you take your make-up off before you hit the hay, as sleeping in make-up can lead to clogged pores, congested skin and eye irritation.
To really maximise your beauty sleep, make sure you take your makeup off before you hit the hay, as sleeping in makeup can lead to clogged pores, congested skin and eye irritation.