pennies from heaven
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Unexpected good fortune, a windfall, as in They sent back our check—pennies from heaven. This expression may have originated with a song and motion picture so named (1936), popularized by Bing Crosby.
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Words nearby pennies from heaven
Pennell, Penney, Penn Hills, penni, Pennie, pennies from heaven, penniless, pennillion, Pennine Alps, Pennine Chain, Pennines
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