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Definition of Midas touch noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


Midas touch

NAmE//ˈmaɪdəs ˌtʌtʃ//
the Midas touch [singular]
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the ability to make a financial success of everything you do a businessman with the Midas touch From the Greek story in which King Midas was given the power to turn everything he touched into gold.
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