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hit pay dirt

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hit pay dirt

verb phrase

To find what one is looking for or needs; garner profit; strike oil: I didn't hit pay dirt until near the bottom of the second box (1850s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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