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- v. To receive a more favorable outcome than imagined, especially by good luck.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. to receive an unexpectedly large (or the largest possible) benefit from an enterprise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. succeed by luck
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A development group that spent years assembling a prime Upper West Side site has now hit the jackpot by selling the rental-apartment tower it built on the site for more than $1 million per unit.