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A Gold Mine - Idiom

Video Overview

The idiom 'a gold mine' means that something is a source of wealth, valuable information or resources. This video explains the meaning and use of the idiom 'a gold mine' in English. We explain how to use it with some easy examples to help you learn this idiom so you can use it in spoken and Business English.

Video Analysis

Steer away from thinking of this expression in the literal sense, the idiom ‘a gold mine’ is an enterprise, resource or an opportunity that is - or has the potential to be - very profitable. This idiom can also refer to a person, place or thing - like a noun - although when used in this way it is meant to contain a high amount of something valuable or desirable. The idiom ‘a gold mine’ is heard both formally and informally and is a popular expression in the English language.


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