hit the jackpot
- to win a jackpot
- (informal) to achieve great success, esp through luck
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= strike it lucky
, clean up
, hit the big time
, strike it rich
, make a packet
Example Sentences Including 'hit the jackpot'
Dundee supremo Peter Marr believes the club can hit the jackpot with the signing of Zhiyi.
Sun, News of the World (2001)
I had to hit the jackpot on my first call, but how could I find out if Aysgarth was at home?
I think it has to do with the hope that one day they might just hit the jackpot.
India Today (1999)
I'd considered his more subdued manner a stroke of luck, but then I hit the jackpot.
She explains she has just dropped her daughter at school and called in for a quick bet, hoping to hit the jackpot.
New Zealand Herald (2003)
She's hit the jackpot without ever hitting her way to a Grand Slam victory.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
TRASH CASH: A garbage disposal plant in central Japan has hit the jackpot.
Edmonton Sun (2003)
You've got to hit the jackpot to do it -- win a classic, or have just one horse in training.
HER MAJESTY: 50 Regal Years (2001)
`Especially as you expect to hit the jackpot the first time.
A Daystar of Fear
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