Strike gold

When you strike gold, you have the chance to make a lot of money.



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Impossible Foods struck gold when it signed a contract with Burger King. We say someone “strikes gold” when he or she either gets a lot of money or has the opportunity to earn a lot of money. For many small businesses, getting a contract with Walmart is the equivalent of striking gold: huge opportunities, but you also have to work for it.

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