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- (idiomatic) Used to describe a place where it is easy to become wealthy or live well.
- 1995, Janet McClure, Prelude to Ascension: Tools for Transformation, →ISBN:
- Do you think it will be a place where the streets are paved with gold, similar to the Heaven of the Bible?
- 2011, Stephen Pimpare, A People s History of Poverty in America, →ISBN, page 193:
- It is in many ways our oldest and most enduring national myth, one that has taken many forms: the streets are paved with gold.
- 2014, Patrick J. Fornari, Commoner Sense: The Working Person’s Guide to America, →ISBN, page 69:
- In and around the government lobbyist areas the streets are paved with gold!
place where it is easy to live well