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because you touch yourself at nightUsed to humourously deflect a request for a reason.
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touch downTo land an aircraft.
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touch offTo start; to cause, especially used for unstable situations that may magnify if disturbed.
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common touchThe personal quality of showing understanding of and sympathy for the concerns of ordinary people; rapport with and acceptance by ordinary people.
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golden touchAn ability to be successful at anything endeavored.
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in touchIn contact, or in communication.
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in touchThe ball, or a player, is in touch when it, or he, is outside the playing area or touching the touchlines of the playing area.
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kick into touchTo kick a ball over the touchline in a game of rugby to avoid pressure from the opponent team in a difficult situation
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kick into touchTo evade an issue.
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lose one's touchTo lose one's special mastery of or knack for a particular skill or activity.
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lose touchTo cease to be familiar with someone or something or to cease to communicate or have contact.
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Midas touchThe ability to gain success or financial reward from one's actions.
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Midas touchthe ability to turn everything one touches into gold.
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not touch something with a barge poleTo avoid something at all costs; to refuse to associate with something; (signifies a strong aversion).
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not touch something with a ten foot poleAmbrose Bierce , The Fiend's Delight In conclusion, his respect for letter-writing ladies is so great that he would not touch one of them with a ten-foot pole.
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not touch something with a ten foot poleAmbrose Bierce, The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Vol. 8.
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not touch something with a ten foot poleFrancis Lynde, The Quickening.
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not touch something with a ten foot poleTo approach something or someone.
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not touch something with a ten foot poleTo avoid something at all costs; to refuse to associate with something; signifies a strong aversion.
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out of touchNo longer conversant with facts; not aware or realistic.
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out of touchNo longer maintaining contact or communications.
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soft touchA comfortable situation; an easy task or undemanding occupation, especially one which is comfortably remunerative.
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soft touchA person or group which is sympathetic, accommodating, easily overcome, or easily persuaded, especially one which loans or readily gives money to another.
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touch a nerveTo make a remark or perform a deed which produces a strong response, especially an emotional response such as anxiety or annoyance, because it calls to mind something which has been a source of concern or embarrassment.
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touch and goPrecarious, delicate, dangerous, risky, sensitive or of uncertain outcome.
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touch and goTo touch bottom lightly and without damage, as a vessel in motion.
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touch baseTo consult, visit, or communicate with.
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touch clothTo be on the point of soiling oneself.
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touch judgerugby official
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touch of the tar brushOf South Asian or Afro-Caribbean in their background and/or in their appearance.
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touch onTo mention briefly.
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touch onTo come or go to for a short time.
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touch oneselfTo masturbate.
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touch the hem of someone's garmentTo give respect or reverence to someone; to express servitude to someone; to draw strength or comfort from someone who is superior.
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touch upTo make slight corrections or adjustments; to fill in or perfect.
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touch upTo touch or to grope someone in flirtatious or sleazy way.
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touch with a barge poleGet romantically involved with.
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touch woodTo make contact with wood to avert bad luck, in accordance with a folk practice.
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touch woodHopefully; said while touching something wooden, to avert superstitious bad luck from what has just been said.
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touch%c3%a9An acknowledgement of a hit.
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touch%c3%a9An acknowledgement of the success, appropriateness or superiority of an argument, sometimes used sarcastically to mock one's opponent's absurd logic.
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touch%c3%a9Used in a conversation or debate to concede a point as true, often in response to a successful counter of one's own logic.
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touch-and-goPrecarious, delicate, dangerous, risky, sensitive or of uncertain outcome.
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wouldn't touch with yoursTo not find (someone) sexually attractive; to not have sex with someone.
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rub up againstTo touch something with one's body.
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blue-sky thinkingThinking that is not grounded or in touch in the realities of the present.
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lay a finger onTo merely touch.
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leaves of three let it beDon't touch a plant with a cluster of three leaves because it might be poison ivy.
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meet withTo contact or touch (something).
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pick outto detect using one's senses (sight, smell, hearing, touch, taste)
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