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English definition of “hit the jackpot”

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hit the jackpot

to succeed: I think we hit the jackpot with the advertisingour sales have doubled.
Translations of “hit the jackpot”
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然得到(或贏得)一大筆錢…
in Russian сорвать куш…
in Turkish büyük ikramiye kazanmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然得到(或赢得)一大笔钱…
in Polish wygrać los na loterii, zgarniać całą pulę…
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