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Meaning of “strike it rich” in the English Dictionary

"strike it rich" in British English

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strike it rich

to ​becomerichsuddenly and ​unexpectedly: His ​fatherstruck it ​rich in the ​diamondbusiness.
(Definition of strike it rich from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"strike it rich" in American English

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strike it rich

to ​becomesuddenly and unexpectedly ​rich: He ​struck it ​rich on the ​stockmarket when he was only twenty-four.
(Definition of strike it rich from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “strike it rich”
in Chinese (Simplified) 一夜暴富,发横财…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一夜致富,發橫財…
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