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end of the rainbow




A reference to the myth that a pot of gold can be found at the end of a rainbow.


end of the rainbow

  1. (figuratively) A magical place where one goes to find fulfillment of one's dreams.
    • 2000, Clayton R. Koppes, Gregory D. Black, Hollywood Goes to War, Tauris Parke Paperbacks, page 7:
      Yet for the vast majority of those who acted on their urges to be in pictures, Hollywood was not the end of the rainbow but the end of the road.
    • 2009, Louis F. Vargas, The Passion Driven Life, Wordclay, page 52:
      Money does not buy happiness. It just can buy the nice things that make life easier and a lot more enjoyable, but it can’t get you true happiness --- believe that! It’s not the end of the rainbow many think it to be.
    • 2011, Mark Sircus, Transdermal Magnesium Therapy, iUniverse, page 121:
      Magnesium chloride is the end of the rainbow in terms of cardiac care; the only thing in doubt is how many years more will pass before the field of cardiology fully understands magnesium medicine.

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