In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1filón masculinewe hit pay dirt when we opened up that store — el día que abrimos la tienda dimos con un filón / con una mina de oro
- She had hit pay dirt, and she wouldn't let go without a fight.
- The question, then, is whether the energy sector will continue to hit pay dirt or whether it will start pumping mud.
- After two months of networking, they hit pay dirt.
- Some projects will hit pay dirt, maturing into truly company-changing events.
- Flash forward to the present day as we meet a rusty group of salvage experts who think they've hit pay dirt.
- So I did some poking around, and instantly hit pay dirt.
- Then, on their second to last day in Madagascar, in a park called Ranomafana, they hit pay dirt.
- With everyday reports of Indian entrepreneurs striking pay dirt in the US, the focus on India and its economy has increased over the years.
- Not only had they hit pay dirt, they returned ‘the gold’ within the primary phase or first 90-days of their journey.
- He hit pop culture pay dirt when he wrote a slim novel based on his experiences.
- By album number three he began to hit pay dirt, both commercially and artistically.
- I get in at the earliest stage, so the multiples, if I really hit pay dirt on one, could be huge.
- But if you're willing to spread your money among a diversified portfolio of new issues from a cross-section of industries, you just might hit pay dirt.
- We've monitored quite a few lines in the last week, and early yesterday morning we hit pay dirt.
- In fact he had hit pay dirt as he was performing his joke to one of the country's top comedy managers.
- Scientists hit pay dirt on Mars as a small probe detects large amounts of what could be ice just below the surface.
- I have always made a habit of retaining the last few frames of film for the unexpected - it has never come to much all these years, but one fine day, I hit pay dirt.
- Retailers are hitting pay dirt in the young-girl segment of the market.
- Back in the deserted capital, power brokers were trying to assess who hit pay dirt and who fell short in a city tied up in partisan knots.
- This time I hit pay dirt, and while the pages unscrolled on my screen a cold chill ran down my spine.
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