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Bat a Thousand

What Does "Bat a Thousand" Mean?

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"Bat a thousand" is an English idiom. It means "to be successful in every endeavor or aspect."

Examples in Sentences

Here are three examples of the idiom "bat a thousand" used in a sentence:
  • She bats a thousand in her academic pursuits, always getting top grades.
  • I'm not used to batting a thousand, so this winning streak feels amazing.
  • With the way this project is going, we're certainly not batting a thousand.
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What Is an Idiom?

An idiom is a commonly used expression whose meaning does not relate to the literal meaning of its words. In other words, if you were to translate "Bat a Thousand" word for word, there is no guarantee the translation would help you to understand the meaning.

An idiom often includes a cultural or historical context that makes it difficult for non-native English speakers to understand. A phrase is classified as an idiom when a direct translation of the words does not reveal the meaning. Most idioms rely on shared knowledge or experiences known only to a specific community.

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