golden goose

golden goose
 The prize; valuable asset. The golden goose is used in many fairy tales as a magical source of wealth.
 ► “Draconian changes in the province [Hong Kong] may kill the golden goose.” (Mary Kay Magstad, “Marketplace,” National Public Radio, Jan. 9, 1996)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • golden goose — noun singular INFORMAL something that will continue to make someone very rich or successful for a long time …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • golden goose — ► NOUN ▪ a continuing source of wealth or profit that may be exhausted if it is misused …   English terms dictionary

  • Golden Goose — The Golden Goose ( de. Die goldene Gans) is a fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm (Tale 64). Several elements in its narrative structure follow formulaic elements in the methodology that was formulated by Antti Aarne and his translator… …   Wikipedia

  • golden goose — a legendary goose that laid one golden egg a day and was killed by its impatient owner, who wanted all the gold immediately. * * * golden goose (or the goose that lays the golden egg) see ↑goose, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑golden * * * ˌgolden ˈgoose 7 …   Useful english dictionary

  • golden goose — a legendary goose that laid one golden egg a day and was killed by its impatient owner, who wanted all the gold immediately. * * * …   Universalium

  • golden goose — noun a continuing source of wealth or profit that may be exhausted if it is misused. See also kill the goose that lays the golden eggs at egg1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • golden goose — UK / US noun [singular] informal something that will continue to make someone very rich or successful for a long time …   English dictionary

  • Guesthouse Golden Goose — (Киттиля,Финляндия) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: Valtatie 42, 99100 Кит …   Каталог отелей

  • the golden goose — (or the goose that lays the golden egg) : something that is a very good source of money or business The city s leaders don t want to do anything that could kill the golden goose of tourism. • • • Main Entry: ↑goose …   Useful english dictionary

  • Golden Book Video — Golden Book Videos are a series of children’s animated videos with short stories based on characters and plots from Little Golden Books and other children’s literature. There are also videos made specifically for educational lessons. They were… …   Wikipedia

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