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pot of gold

noun
1.
the realization of all one's hopes and dreams; ultimate success, fulfillment, or happiness:
to find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
2.
a sudden, huge windfall; sudden wealth:
Your only chance for a pot of gold is to win the lottery.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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Examples for pot of gold
  • It is neither a current piggy bank, nor a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
  • Record companies have agreed to think that the older audience is their pot of gold.
  • Sooner or later, an unknown startup or a true maverick will sneak up behind these squabbling old timers and steal the pot of gold.
  • Having a batch in the freezer is as good as a pot of gold in our books.
  • And they were fond of saying that one was as likely to find a pot of gold as to find the end of a rainbow.
  • There is, according to legend, a boiling pot of gold at one end.

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