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the streets are paved with gold

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said about a ​place where it is ​easy to get ​rich, or where ​peopleimagine that it is: Immigrant ​familiessoondiscovered that the ​streets of New York were not ​paved with ​gold.
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Translations of “the streets are paved with gold”
in Chinese (Simplified) (某个地方)遍地是黄金…
in Chinese (Traditional) (某個地方)遍地黃金…
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