have the Midas touch

have the Midas touch

Fig. to have the ability to be successful, especially the ability to make money easily. (From the name of a legendary king whose touch turned everything to gold.) Bob is a merchant banker and really has the Midas touch. The poverty-stricken boy turned out to have the Midas touch and was a millionaire by the time he was twenty-five.
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HE'S the man aiming to have the Midas touch for West Midlands business.
IT SEEMS Jasper Carrott and family have the Midas touch.