strike it rich

strike it rich
strike it rich (informal)
To make a sudden large financial gain, eg through discovering a mineral deposit, etc
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to suddenly become rich lucky

After years as a struggling businessman he struck it lucky.

Thesaurus: to be, or to become successfulsynonym to earn a lot of money or earn money easilysynonym
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informal acquire a great deal of money, typically in a sudden or unexpected way

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strike it rich — see strike, 1
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strike it rich
informal : to become rich suddenly

Her family struck it rich when they won the lottery.

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strike it ˈrich idiom
(informal) to get a lot of money, especially suddenly or unexpectedly
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  • strike it rich — tv. to become rich suddenly. □ I never thought I would strike it rich. □ Pete is the kind of guy who wants to strike it rich and live in the lap of luxury for the rest of his life …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • strike it rich — to become suddenly and unexpectedly rich or successful. Many immigrants dream of striking it rich in America. Etymology: based on literal meaning of strike it rich (= to find gold in the ground) …   New idioms dictionary

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  • Strike It Rich (radio-TV) — Strike It Rich was a controversial game show on American radio and television from 1947 until 1958.Sponsored by Ludens Cough Drops, the radio series began June 29, 1947 on CBS, continuing until April 30, 1950. Todd Russell was the host in 1947 48 …   Wikipedia

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  • Strike It Rich (film) — Infobox Film name = Strike It Rich image size = 180px caption = Strike It Rich video cover director = James Scott producer = Graham Easton writer = James Scott Graham Greene narrator = starring = Robert Lindsay Molly Ringwald Marianne Price… …   Wikipedia

  • strike\ it\ rich — v. phr. informal 1. To discover oil, or a large vein of minerals to be mined, or a buried treasure. The old prospector panned gold for years before he struck it rich. 2. To become rich or successful suddenly or without expecting to. Everyone… …   Словарь американских идиом

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