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English definition of “be on to a good thing”

be on to a good thing

informal
to have an easy and pleasant life or job in which it is not necessary to work hard: He's on to a good thing, he has free accommodation in return for answering the phone when the family are out.Satisfied and complacentShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assurance Grammar:Thing and stuffGrammar:ThingWe use the general noun thing more commonly in speaking than in writing.Grammar:StuffStuff is one of the most common nouns in speaking. It is more informal than thing. It is not at all common in writing.
(Definition of be on to a good thing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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