hit pay dirt

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hit pay dirt definition

and strike pay dirt
  1. tv.
    to discover something of value. : When we opened the last trunk, we knew we had hit pay dirt.
  2. tv.
    to get to the basic facts of something. : When we figured out the code, we really struck pay dirt.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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