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mine a rich seam of sth

UK literary to take ​advantage of a ​strongfeeling or ​quality in a ​particularsituation: Polidori, the ​right-wingpolitician, is ​mining a ​richseam of ​fear and ​prejudice.
(Definition of mine a rich seam of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mine a rich seam of sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 利用(特殊情境下的情感或品质)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 利用(特殊情境下的強烈情感或素質)…
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