English version

a soft touch

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha soft toucha soft touchinformalPERSUADE someone from whom you can easily get what you want, because they are kind or easy to deceive soft
Examples from the Corpus
a soft touchNext to it goes a soft touch 6a, Cocoluche, which has an easily avoidable 6b section.Brad knew I was a soft touch.Terry was such a soft touch.My client was a soft touch.Negotiators will need a soft touch and strong nerves.Cool for Cats at Stennis Head - a soft touch E15b.Middlesbrough showed a resilience that emphasised they are no longer a soft touch on their travels.And he knew I was a soft touch, that I did most of the housework so he could be free.Leeds are a soft touch when it comes to transfers.Artisans needed more than just fertile imaginations and a soft touch with a trowel to bring their work to life.
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