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English definition of “hit the jackpot”

hit the jackpot

to suddenly get or win a lot of moneyWinning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport
(Definition of hit the jackpot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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