the Midas touch

the Midas touch

the ability to make a lot of money
Usage notes: Midas was a king in Greek stories who had the power to turn anything he touched into gold.
Profits are down - has that 80s entrepreneur lost his Midas touch?
See also: Midas, touch
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KING RICHARD proved to be the man with the Midas touch when his afternoon's work netted Silver and Gold.
A smart accessory is all you need to give your home the Midas touch.
Platinum Award recipient of the Midas Touch Asia Enterprise Awards 2013
First Blue Bajan, then Penitent and Doc Hay and now Louis - O 'Meara really does have the Midas touch with these retreads Thought for the week The Autumn Stakes might well have been the most informative of the two-year-old races at Newmarket yesterday and Aidan O'Brien's Eye Of The Storm really caught my eye
But the Scot (below) showed he still has the Midas touch in the motorpaced event as he bagged Britain a second gold after the women's team pursuit victory.
There is no secret Cowell has the Midas touch and it seems he has turned the show into pure gold for ITV.
NISSAN has created a Micra coupe cabriolet with the Midas touch.
He will be part of the Midas Touch panel at the Business Startup Show on February 23 and 24.
If Martin O'Neill continues to demonstrate the Midas touch, the pounds 15 million six-year deal being offered by club owner Randy Lerner will be worth every penny.
Sharron McClellan furbishes a wonderful rendering of the Midas Touch that is a pure gold winner for sub-genre fans.
Romer seems to have the Midas touch with school funds - no raise is too much, no project too costly, no request too out-oounds.
The woman with the Midas touch has been chosen to appear in a new book featuring the world's leading able-bodied stars such as Sebastian Coe, cyclist Chris Boardman and 1950s Czech long-distance runner Emil Zatopek.
TOM Hunter is the Scots businessman with the Midas touch - and not just because he once paid pounds 30,000 for soccer star Paulo Di Canio's golden boots.
THE Midas Touch may have deserted Aidan O'Brien at Newmarket last weekend.