be on to a good thing

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be on to a good thing

To be in a favorable job, position, or situation that has the potential to become very advantageous, lucrative, useful, etc., in the future. A: "Because I can work from home, I can look after the kids when my wife goes to work." B: "Wow, you're really on to a good thing here! Your new boyfriend seems really sweet—I think you two are on to a good thing.
See also: good, on, thing

be on to a good thing

have found a job or other situation that is pleasant, profitable, or easy. informal
See also: good, on, thing

be onto a good ˈthing

be in a position or situation which brings you a lot of benefits: They’ve offered her a company car and a huge salary. She’s onto a good thing there.
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