et cetera, et cetera 英文人行道
Notes of a word-watcher, Hanching Chung. A first port of call for English learning.
field trip, spread like wildfire/weeds, pot (or crock) of gold
As pot entrepreneurs face the thrilling prospect of normality, start-ups are spreading like weeds
Pot of gold
America’s cannabis industry prepares for new highs
‘Later on, in class, the actual map and the historical map are merged with the landmarks the students defined on their field trip.’
‘we smoked pot at football games’
More example sentences
1930s: probably from Mexican Spanish potiguaya cannabis leaves.
pot (or crock) of gold
A large but distant or imaginary reward:
‘the prospect of a pot of gold when the statue was sold’
spread like wildfire
Spread with great speed:
‘the news had spread like wildfire’
A trip made by students or research workers to study something at first hand.