LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
|Data:||19/JAN/2010 2:11 PM|
Tio, you have an understanding of the phrase. Good for you.
You hit the jackpot when you married Julia. She´s a fine woman and pretty too!
Mary hit the jackpot when she applied for that job. She was hired and is now very happy in her work.
The usual meaning for jackpot is a large amount of money won by chance (as in cards, a raffle, bingo, etc.) It can mean, however, almost anything good and unexpected.
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