magic touch

magic touch

An ability to perform a particular task perfectly or with ease, especially when other cannot. I asked Gary if he wanted to try starting the car, and sure enough he had the magic touch. Give that account to June. She has the magic touch when it comes to dealing with difficult clients.
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(have) a/the magic ˈtouch

(have) a special ability that means you do something very well: She seems to have a magic touch with the children and they do everything she asks.
See also: magic, touch
References in classic literature ?
She who has once been a woman, and ceased to be so, might at any moment become a woman again, if there were only the magic touch to effect the transformation.
Surely the goods of this world, it occurred in an accidental way to Bishop to remark, could scarcely be directed into happier channels than when they accumulated under the magic touch of the wise and sagacious, who, while they knew the just value of riches (Bishop tried here to look as if he were rather poor himself), were aware of their importance, judiciously governed and rightly distributed, to the welfare of our brethren at large.
The face was still imperfect; but gradually, by a magic touch, intelligence and sensibility brightened through the features, with all the effect of light gleaming forth from within the solid oak.
Any one observing him would have seen a change in his complexion, in the adjustment of his facial muscles, in the vividness of his glance, which might have made them imagine that every molecule in his body had passed the message of a magic touch. And so it had.
NEW YORK CITY Trey McIntyre has something of a magic touch with jukebox ballets; Big Ones, his Amy Winehouse tribute created for BalletX, is a standout example.
Popular Ghanaian videographer and director, Prince Dovlo shot this video and added his magic touch to it.
Muhammad Nawaz got the first wicket for Gladiators in his very first over.After an excellent start to their Pakistan Super League campaign Quetta Gladiators who lost the magic touch as they stumbled into a string of losses, take on Multan Sultans tonight.
Hearn is so successful with boxing (through his son Eddie), snooker, darts, fishing and a host of other sports with his magic touch and vision.
It's like someone finally understood the magic touch of Blyton's stories.
With the magic touch of Khmer Cloud Making Service, a startup company in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, heart-shaped clouds and other fancy shapes can be made to drift into the sky.
The second half was an action replay of the first, Usmania FC tripled the lead in 60th minute as Hasan gave a magic touch. Later in 79th minute Raees sealed the fate with the fourth goal.
6 MALEFICENT (2014) ANGELINA JOLIE adds the magic touch to this new look at the Sleeping Beauty story as she plays a fairy who is betrayed and left disillusioned by the human she falls in love with.7 CINDERELLA (2015) DOWNTON ABBEY'S Lily James gets to go to the ball and find her true love as she plays the fairy tale heroine desperate to escape the clutches of her wicked stepmother and step-sisters.
No magic touch You've got to ask what these wizards were up to yesterday when one simple spell could have calmed the raging winds and got play underway earlier.