King Midas

   From Greek mythology, Pan gave him the gift of turning anything he touched into gold, including his food, furniture and even people. He later had the gift taken back.

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  • Midas touch — n. the ability to turn one s activities to financial advantage. Etymology: Midas, king of Phrygia, whose touch was said to turn all things to gold * * * noun an ability to make and manage large amounts of money • Hypernyms: ↑ability * * * noun… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Midas Tough —    In modern usage, the Midas touch is a talent at succeeding financially at almost any enterprise. This is not the moral of the story, however. Midas was the king of ancient Phrygia, which is now central Turkey. In one myth, the tutor of… …   Dictionary of eponyms

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  • Midas touch — [ mʌɪdəs] noun (the Midas touch) the ability to make money out of anything one undertakes. Origin from King Midas of Phrygia, who in Gk mythology was given the power to turn everything he touched into gold …   English new terms dictionary

  • midas's-ear — ˈmīdəsə̇ˈzi(ə)r noun (plural midas s ears) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: after King Midas : an Old World snail (Ellobium aurismidae) …   Useful english dictionary

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