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be on to a good thing

informal
to have an easy and pleasant life or job in which it is not necessary to work hard: He's on to a good thing, he has free accommodation in return for answering the phone when the family are out.
Translations of “be on to a good thing”
in Chinese (Traditional) 過上舒心的日子, 找到好工作…
in Chinese (Simplified) 过上舒心的日子, 找到好工作…
(Definition of be on to a good thing from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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