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A continuing source of wealth or profit that may be exhausted if it is misused:‘they were killing the golden goose of tourism’
- ‘The more it leans on the franchise, industry observers believe, the more ABC risks killing the golden goose.’
- ‘The Bells, regarding local services as their proprietary golden goose, successfully sued to gain control over such access and pricing.’
- ‘Given that overlicensing helped kill the golden goose, it shouldn't be much of a revelation that meaningful exclusives ensure healthy licensees.’
- ‘Of course he was given a lot more leeway now that he had proven himself the golden goose of Columbia.’
- ‘‘Commercial backing might kill the golden goose,’ Letellier said.’
- ‘It will kill the golden goose, the very ecosystem that makes it such an attractive tourism proposition in the first place.’
- ‘Indian industry watchers acknowledge that the country's outsourcing industry - its golden goose of the moment - is indeed facing a ‘serious’ problem.’
- ‘That's one of the rule changes made years ago when tournament promoters realized that piles of dead bass left in the wake of a tournament could kill the golden goose.’
- ‘I put it to him that Y2K's been a golden goose for his industry.’
- ‘No studio can ever take his golden goose away from him.’
- ‘Last week, as Amazon.com shares took a tumble, they must have been asking if their golden goose was about to be slain.’
- ‘Let them not kill the golden goose, in this case the viewers, by making it too expensive for them to watch TV.’
- ‘But something else happened at this moment that may yet be seen as the measure that killed the golden goose.’
- ‘It could also threaten what has been the golden goose for NBC, the Games on prime time.’
- ‘A domestic tourism market may not be the golden goose so keenly coveted by hoteliers, restaurateurs and others, but it is at least a solid silver or sturdy bronze one.’
- ‘There's a good chance, too, that Las Vegas may eventually kill its golden goose.’
- ‘Bioscience is not the only golden goose in Dundee.’
- ‘Such short-term, externally-driven industries kill the golden goose, the bounty of the forest that has sustained life in the region for millennia.’
- ‘The off-licence industry is seen as the golden goose of the past ten years.’
- ‘Claritin is the golden goose for US pharmaceutical giant Schering-Plough - a drug with global sales of three billion dollars a year.’
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