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Meaning of “hit the jackpot” in the English Dictionary

"hit the jackpot" in British English

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hit the jackpot

to suddenly get or win a lot of money

hit the jackpot

to win the largest prize in a competition or game
to have a big success or make a big profit, usually through luck: He seems to have hit the jackpot with his new invention.
(Definition of hit the jackpot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hit the jackpot" in American English

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hit the jackpot

to succeed: I think we hit the jackpot with the advertisingour sales have doubled.
(Definition of hit the jackpot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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