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like gold dust
Very valuable and, as a result, difficult to find or attain. Even with so many people looking to rent in the city at the moment, good tenants are still like gold dust here.
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If a particular thing is like gold dust, it is very difficult to obtain, usually because so many people want it. Tickets for this match are like gold dust on the south coast. There was a shortage of roof tiles before the hurricane but now they're like gold.