Friday, December 16, 2005

Cliché: hit pay dirt

Meaning: reach a valued goal. Definition and mentions.
Rewrite 1:
striketv16a a gold vein6
Rewrite 2:
mint silver
Rewrite 3:
deliveriv1 coin
Rewrite 4:
take downtv3 a piñata full of diamonds
Rewrite 5:
hittv6c CEO pay
Rewrite 6:
mineiv1a the mother load1

Comment: I overdid myself, but in doing so I hope I demonstrated that there are many ways to say the same thing.

More reading about clichés
What I found when I
googled “clichés”:
Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind: “Gimmicks, like cliches, reveal a lack of craft or imagination, or sometimes downright,” by a writer of crime fiction.

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