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paved with gold

used about a city to mean that it is easy to make money there: Unemployed youngsters still come to London thinking that the streets are paved with gold.
(Definition of paved with gold from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “paved with gold”
in Chinese (Simplified) (某个城市)遍地是黄金,极容易发财…
in Chinese (Traditional) (某個城市)遍地是黃金,極容易發財…
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