pot of gold

noun phrase

: something impossible to get or achieve
She's chasing after a pot of gold (at the end of the rainbow).

Examples of pot of gold in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Someone may get their own pot of gold before this St. Patrick's Day! Charna Flam, Peoplemag, 13 Mar. 2024 This craft kit contains everything your kids need to make their own trap, complete with a leprechaun hat, rainbow and a pot of gold. Christopher Murray, Fox News, 11 Mar. 2024 Some might even prefer to go on a lengthy search for a leprechaun and its pot of gold, or almost as difficult, go hunting for shamrocks and four-leaf clovers. Marina Johnson, The Indianapolis Star, 11 Mar. 2024 Add a cauldron and your kids will have their own pot of gold at the end of the game. Christopher Murray, Fox News, 11 Mar. 2024 The 49ers found a pot of gold on their second possession of the third quarter, when Brandon Aiyuk hauled in a 51-yard catch from Brock Purdy after his pass hit cornerback Kindle Vildor in the hands, then the facemask. Jared Ramsey, Detroit Free Press, 29 Jan. 2024 The luck of the Irish has led Lindsay Lohan to (hopefully) another pot of gold with Netflix, as the streaming studio has unveiled a first-look photo from her new rom-com that's slated to premiere later this year. Joey Nolfi, EW.com, 1 Feb. 2024 The myth goes as such: at the end of it lies a pot of gold. Ariana Quihuiz, Peoplemag, 6 Jan. 2024 There hadn't been any Powerball grand prize winners since a single ticket sold in Los Angeles claimed a $1.08 billion pot of gold on July 19. Brian Dakss, CBS News, 12 Oct. 2023

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“Pot of gold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pot%20of%20gold. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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