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Hit the Jackpot

Today’s idiom refers to what many people would like to do - to hit the jackpot!
Hitting the jackpot is equivalent to having a big win of some kind, usually a financial win. Here are some sample sentences using this English idiom:

When old Mr. and Mrs. Smith won the lottery, they hit the jackpot.
When Celine found her new job in Las Vegas, she thought that she had
hit the jackpot.
The town of West Point, Georgia
hit the jackpot when KIA opened its manufacturing plant there.

Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Celine and the town of Westpoint, Georgia all
had a big win of some kind, i.e. they hit the jackpot.

The focus of the CNN video below can be found in the last sample sentence, which was:

The town of West Point, Georgia hit the jackpot when KIA opened its manufacturing plant there.

To find out why the town of West Point feels that it has
hit the jackpot since KIA opened its $1 Billion state-of-the art facility, watch the following video:




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