Midas touch


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Midas touch

n.
1. The ability to produce large profits with ease: "Today's market has convinced dozens of kids barely out of college that they've got the Midas touch" (Business Week).
2. The ability to effect successful outcomes.

[After Midas.]
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Mi′das touch`


n.
the ability to turn any venture profitable.
[1880–85]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Midas touch - an ability to make and manage large amounts of moneyMidas touch - an ability to make and manage large amounts of money
ability - the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
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Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien has entered six in the race, with Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby one-two, Cape Blanco and Midas Touch, joined in the race by Await The Dawn, Bright Horizon, Flying Cross and Joshua Tree.
O'Brien's tactics dictated the entire mile and a half with first Bright Horizon charging into a clear lead before Midas Touch tried to steal away turning for home.
At around 7/4 Jan Vermeer looks poor value and of O'Brien's three runners I have most interest in Midas Touch who put up a solid performance when winning the Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial at Leopardstown.
Midas Touch, who staked his claim with victory in the Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial at Leopardstown, has been trimmed by totesport to 11-2 from 6-1.
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But he said: "The plan is to run Joshua Tree and Midas Touch and Bright Horizon is also a possible.
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