English phrases with ‘GOLD’ used in spoken English

source: Learn English with Let's Talk 2017年6月14日
All that glitters is not gold
Meaning – It is not necessary that everything that is shiny and extremely attractive is of value.
Example - Someone may be good looking and has an attractive personality. But he may not possess any real skills or talent.

Have a heart of gold.
Meaning – Someone who is generous, sincere, and very friendly.
Example - Michelle is such a lovely person. She has a heart of gold.
Gold digger.
Meaning - A woman who gets into relationships with men only to obtain money or privileges from them.
Example - Girls who go out with men who are old are just gold-diggers!"

Be as good as gold
Meaning – Someone who is Completely genuine and very well-behaved
Example, His personal score is as good as gold, or Michelle’s children are as good as Gold.

Go for gold
Meaning – An attempt to achieve the best possible results for some competitive activity, generally used in reference with sports activities.
Example –Our new software is great, we have to go for gold, no compromises on the marketing plan.

Worth its weight in gold
Meaning – Something that is very valuable.
Example - This book is worth its weight in gold, the language is simplified and easy to understand.