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have the Midas touch

1. To have the ability to easily turn a large profit. (In Greek mythology, King Midas had the power to turn everything he touched to gold.) The new sales rep seemed to have the Midas touch, turning every lead she found into a sale.
2. To have the ability to produce successful results. The young football couch had the Midas touch as he led his undefeated team through a perfect season.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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