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pay dirtnoun [U]

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something very valuable or very useful that is found after searching or effort: If a salesperson does not quickly hit pay dirt with a customer they will usually move straight on to someone else.
Translations of “pay dirt”
in Chinese (Traditional) (經搜索或付出努力後所作的)有利發現…
in Chinese (Simplified) (经搜索或付出努力后所作的)有利发现…
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