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Strike it rich


Get rich. Profit from a fortunate endeavor. ‘Strike’ is used in the sense of striking gold while digging, but one can strike it rich in non-mining ways as well. (Compare to Made money hand over fist or Pay dirt.)

“He was a nerd in school, but after she married him, she struck it rich, because he invented a tech company worth billions.”

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