To hit the sack

Also found in: Idioms.
Related to To hit the sack: hit the hay
to go to bed.

See also: Sack

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Unfortunately, their 6-year-old son, Tennessee James, who is present in the photo, had to hit the sack early while they go enjoy the rest of the night with their pals.
So, for someone like me, who's 70, a lot of us tend to get up at 5am." I'm 31, and Kelley says an ideal time for me to hit the sack is between midnight and 2am.
You see, someone has created a 'sleep calculator' so we can work out when we need to hit the sack in the click of a button.
If you're not ready to hit the sack after all of that, you can head over to the official after-party at 360, the night club at Dubai's Jumeirah Beach Hotel, hosted by Diplo and All Saints.
A Good Night's Sleep Finally once it's all over and time to hit the sack, you are still burning calories.
If you didn't want to hit the sack as midnight approached, you might - heaven forbid - even be tempted to read a book!
True enough, there was no dizziness at all, except that, in a few more hours, we were ready to hit the sack after a long day.
As you go through it, the only comforting thought would probably be to hit the sack and to wake up, hoping the next day would be better.
He goes on to confess that when work gets too taxing he prefers to hit the sack instead of slaving over his self- set regime.
While most guests preferred to hit the sack after dinner, we'd also recommend a late night stroll or a quiet night on the sit-out.
CARDIFF AC's James Thie considers himself Wales' number one 1,500mman today, but was glad to hit the sack last night after a seriously long weekend.