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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: Midas king of Phrygia in ancient times who was given the magic power of turning everything he touched into gold

Midas touch

noun
     
Miā€§das touch

the Midas touch

if someone has the Midas touch, everything they do is successful and makes money for them:
a talented young businessman with the Midas touch

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