hit/strike pay dirt

idiom

Definition of hit/strike pay dirt

chiefly US, informal
: to do, find, or get something that results in money or success The band hit pay dirt with their first single. The police struck pay dirt when a witness came forward with new information.

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“Hit/strike pay dirt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hit%2Fstrike%20pay%20dirt. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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