Golden touch - Someone with a golden touch can make money from or be successful at anything they do.
Keep in touch - If you keep in touch with someone, you keep communicating with them even though you may live far apart.
Kicked to touch - Touch is a zone of the playing field in Rugby. Kicked to touch means the ball was put safely out of play. Idiomatic usage usually means a person has deftly avoided an issue in argument.
Midas touch - If someone has the Midas touch, they make a lot of money out of any scheme they try.
Touch and go - If something is touch and go, the result is uncertain and could be good or bad.
Touch base - If you touch base with someone, you contact them.
Touch wood - This idiom is used to wish for good luck. ('Knock on wood' is also used.)
Touch-and-go - If something is touch-and-go, it is very uncertain; if someone is ill and may well die, then it is touch-and-go.
Wouldn't touch it with a bargepole - (UK) If you wouldn't touch something with a bargepole, you would not consider being involved under any circumstances. (In American English, people say they wouldn't touch it with a ten-foot pole)
Wouldn't touch it with a ten-foot pole - (USA) If you wouldn't touch something with a ten-foot pole, you would not consider being involved under any circumstances. (In British English, people say they wouldn't touch it with a bargepole)
There is always the added touch, the extra touch of power, of love, of answer to prayer.
"Quiet Talks on Following the Christ" by S. D. Gordon
It did not touch her, but the act called forth all the resentment and fierce indignation of the young fellow who looked on.
"The Place Beyond the Winds" by Harriet T. Comstock
Maizie put out a small hand and touched her sister.
"Suzanna Stirs the Fire" by Emily Calvin Blake
Also, personally, he had been the soul of ignorance and religion, and of a narrowness touching Scriptural things that oft got him into trouble.
"The President" by Alfred Henry Lewis
It touched and banged violently to earth.
"Space Tug" by Murray Leinster
It covered his ears and touched his shoulders.
"Lore of Proserpine" by Maurice Hewlett
Greatly daring, he stretched out a hand and touched the arm of the boy sleeping next him.
"The Loom of Youth" by Alec Waugh
Her touch on his arm was as the touch of a butterfly when she at last put out her hand to him.
"Robin" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Her hair smothered my face as her lips almost touched my ear.
"Brigands of the Moon" by Ray Cummings
Delicately, almost reverently, he bent down and touched her cheek with his lips.
"The Emigrant Trail" by Geraldine Bonner
Jude's hilltop was touched by the sun, but in the meadow the purpling shadows were gathering slowly.
"Joyce of the North Woods" by Harriet T. Comstock
You have not touched the piano to-day, and to-morrow your teacher comes.
"Kate Danton, or, Captain Danton's Daughters" by May Agnes Fleming
Lid closed at touch of lashes from sixth day on (26).
"The Mind of the Child, Part II" by W. Preyer
The accidents of earth touch him not.
"Henrietta Temple A Love Story" by Benjamin Disraeli
I notice it, too, sometimes, that touch of the blessed South.
"The Call of the Blood" by Robert Smythe Hichens
She went to him and touched him impulsively.
"The Secret of the Storm Country" by Grace Miller White
At every touch the speed increased, and the laughter grew louder as the apple went faster.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
She looked at Laura with Prothero's eyes, she touched her almost with Prothero's touch.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
The situation of a ship or other vessel whose bottom touches or rests upon the ground.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Tell the Mayor not to touch him.
"The Flaming Jewel" by Robert W. Chambers
I could not touch you.
I wanted very much to
but could not.
"A Form Of Women" by Robert Creeley
God touched me for an hour.
And I saw clearly,
I fled because I loved—
Loved both so dearly.
"The Brothers" by Ethel Clifford
The one was touched with earthly hues,
And dim with earthly care,
The other, as a lily's cup,
"The Child's Appeal" by Mary Gardiner Horsford
I think, that if I touched the earth,
It would crumble;
It is so sad and beautiful,
So tremulously like a dream.
"Clown In The Moon" by Dylan Thomas
Fool I was--oh, fool was I
(Who should know the ways of them!)
That I touched his cloak's green hem,
"The Little Man In Green" by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
How wonderful, that
Should show me kindness;
And of all the numberless folk,
Grief should not touch me.
"How wonderful" by Saigyo
Tenney was our guest for most of the show, also touching on cyber bullying, CPR in school and the minimum wage.
IPads, iPod Touches, and iPhones as Assistive Technology in Education.
Monroe touched the ball for the first time as a Texas Longhorn and went 89 yards for a touchdown.
Australia's dollar touched a two- month high as a government report showed retail sales rose in May, adding to signs of resilience in the nation's economy.
A touch of Shakespeare in Anikai debut.
Pilgrims touch, bathe , drink for Mary's intervention at Lourdes.
The Summer Infant company is recalling two million Mother's Touch and Deluxe Baby Bathers .
The recall is for Summer Infant "Mother's Touch Deluxe Baby Bathers ".
"It's vital how important touch is to the healing process," Lutz said.
Beader 's Touch, OBAC Team to Show Designs.
Workers are putting the finishing touches on the memorial in Wentworth Park.
"Like nobody could touch me.".
The prayer that Milwaukee's former Archbishop gave to close out the DNC touched on policy stances that not every Democrat or Republican might agree with.
Apple argued in September in the Hague court that Samsung infringed its patent on multi-touch function, which lets users use two fingers at one time on a touch screen.
In a touching tribute to their former music teacher , students touched by Mary Jane Hughes played "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" at her funeral mass Monday, Dec 2.
The modules have contact sensors to know if they are touching the ob ject.
Multiagent Control of Self-reconfigurable Robots
Both return tra jectories touch the upper half of the ma jor loop when the ﬁeld has been reversed by an amount 2J as expected from the theoretical analysis.
Exact Expressions for Minor Hysteresis Loops in the Random Field Ising Model on a Bethe Lattice at Zero Temperature
Every walk from η to any w(λ) which does touch at least one wall has some ﬁrst step j at which it touches a wall.
Random Walk in an Alcove of an Affine Weyl Group, and Non-Colliding Random Walks on an Interval
As another example, q1 counts rooted trees whose root touches at least one standard leaf.
Core percolation in random graphs: a critical phenomena analysis
Consider the trees whose root touches exactly k ≥ 1 standard leaves, and l ≥ 0 other vertices.
Core percolation in random graphs: a critical phenomena analysis
For every rational value of G2 o , there is a (c, d) cell touching the horizontal axis at y = 0.
Duality Cascade and Oblique Phases in Non-Commutative Open String Theory
When an SPH particle touches the boundary, it is removed from the simulation and its mass and momentum are added to the black hole.
The swallowing of a quark star by a black hole
For y > y∗ , when the largest clusters touch the boundaries, the scaling function has a characteristic variation.
Percolation in random environment
Tk is the average number of triangles touching a vertex with degree k .
Perturbing General Uncorrelated Networks
Finally we will brieﬂy touch the case of constrained controls.
Order Reduction of Optimal Control Systems
Now, suppose that u > a−1 3 , and that there is an (A, H )-seed centered at (−u ln n)e1 (i.e., touching the origin, cf.
On multidimensional branching random walks in random environment
The ′ depends on i but we will not represent this notationally i does not touch the ﬁrst coordinate.
Integration in valued fields
Moreover, observe that M R ∈ M for all M ∈ M since the part of the environment ψ(ω , HT1 ) which is to the right of XT1 has by time T1 not been touched by the walk yet and is therefore still i.i.d..
Recurrence and transience of excited random walks on $\Z^d$ and strips
We barely touched on the problem of the dual string description from the ﬁrst principles.
Gauge Theories as String Theories: the First Results
If one of them touches a particle of the cluster, it simply vanishes, and its last position is recorded.
Distance traveled by random walkers before absorption in a random medium