Meaning of “be a rich seam to mine” in the English Dictionary

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"be a rich seam to mine" in British English

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be a rich seam to mine

mainly UK

to be full of good material and ideas to use:

When she started writing novels, she found her time as a judge was a rich seam for her to mine.

(Definition of “be a rich seam to mine” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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