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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 ​largestprize in a ​competition or ​game to have a ​bigsuccess or make a ​bigprofit, 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 ​advertising — ​oursales have ​doubled.
(Definition of hit the jackpot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hit the jackpot”
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然得到(或赢得)一大笔钱…
in Turkish büyük ikramiye kazanmak…
in Russian сорвать куш…
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然得到(或贏得)一大筆錢…
in Polish wygrać los na loterii, zgarniać całą pulę…
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