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English definition of “the streets are paved with gold”

the streets are paved with gold

literary
said about a place where it is easy to get rich, or where people imagine that it is: Many asylum seekers appear to be economic migrants, convinced that the streets of Europe are paved with gold.
(Definition of the streets are paved with gold from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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