Definition of “strike gold” - English Dictionary

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“strike gold” in British English

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strike gold


to win a gold medal in a sports competition:

She is the favourite to strike gold in the 400 metres hurdles.

to make large profits or to become rich:

A few lucky people have struck gold by investing in this company.

(Definition of “strike gold” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)