Word of the Day (soft touch)-09APR21

Word of the Day (soft touch)-09APR21

Today’s “Word of the Day” is “soft touch” and it is a noun meaning “a person who is easily influenced to do/give what you want; innocent, fool“. 

Example Sentence: Make no mistake, the IMF (International Monetary Fund) is still no soft touch. The conditions imposed as the price for financial support are often draconian (harsh/severe), and critics note the disconnect between the right-on (reformist/forward-thinking) rhetoric (extravagant, persuasive language, bragging/boasting) of the IMF’s managing director, Kristalina Georgieva, and the policies imposed by her organisation’s missions to struggling countries.

Word of the Day (soft touch)-09APR21

This word is present in The Guardian article The Covid crisis is doing what the 2008 crash didn’t: ending the old economic orthodoxies and click here to read it.

Courtesy: The Guardian

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