strike gold

strike gold
to suddenly become very rich or successful as a result of finding or doing something

He seems to have struck gold with his first film.


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  • strike gold — phrase to suddenly become very rich or successful as a result of finding or doing something He seems to have struck gold with his first film. Thesaurus: to be, or to become successfulsynonym to earn a lot of money or earn money easilysynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • strike gold — Ⅰ. strike gold [T] INFORMAL ► to do something that makes you very successful or rich, especially in a way that is unexpected: »After a slow start, the carmaker finally struck gold in the US. Main Entry: ↑strike Ⅱ. strike oil/gold …   Financial and business terms

  • strike gold —    If you strike gold, you find exactly what you need : satisfaction, wealth, happiness, etc.     I think she struck gold this time in her new job. It suits her perfectly …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • strike gold — {v. phr.} 1. To find gold. * /Ted struck gold near an abandoned mine in California./ 2. To find suddenly the answer to an old puzzle. * /Professor Brown s assistant struck gold when he came up with an equation that explained the irregular motions …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • strike gold — {v. phr.} 1. To find gold. * /Ted struck gold near an abandoned mine in California./ 2. To find suddenly the answer to an old puzzle. * /Professor Brown s assistant struck gold when he came up with an equation that explained the irregular motions …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • strike\ gold — v. phr. 1. To find gold. Ted struck gold near an abandoned mine in California. 2. To find suddenly the answer to an old puzzle. Professor Brown s assistant struck gold when he came up with an equation that explained the irregular motions of a… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • strike gold — informal 1. to become rich. Some investors have struck gold investing in airlines. 2. to win a gold medal (= a round piece of metal given as a prize) in a sports competition. Not since the 1964 Olympics, when Ann Packer and Mary Rand struck gold… …   New idioms dictionary

  • strike gold — verb a) To find gold b) To be lucky, to win or be successful …   Wiktionary

  • gold — [gəʊld ǁ goʊld] noun [uncountable] 1. a valuable soft metal used to make jewellery, coins etc, and formerly used in a system in which the value of the standard unit of a currency is equal to a fixed weight of gold of a particular quality: • On… …   Financial and business terms

  • strike — strike1 [ straık ] (past tense and past participle struck [ strʌk ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 hit against ▸ 2 hit with hand, etc. ▸ 3 make violent attack ▸ 4 protest by not working ▸ 5 affect someone/something suddenly ▸ 6 when you think something ▸ 7 press …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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