do not touch

do not handle, stay off, hands off

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • not touch someone or something with a ten-foot pole — not touch (someone or something) with a ten foot pole (US) (or Brit not touch (someone or something) with a bargepole) informal : to refuse to go near or become involved with (someone or something) That investment is too risky. I wouldn t touch… …   Useful english dictionary

  • not touch with a ten-foot pole — not touch (someone or something) with a ten foot pole (US) (or Brit not touch (someone or something) with a bargepole) informal : to refuse to go near or become involved with (someone or something) That investment is too risky. I wouldn t touch… …   Useful english dictionary

  • not touch with a bargepole — To refuse to have anything to do with • • • Main Entry: ↑barge * * * not touch (someone or something) with a bargepole see ↑touch, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑bargepole …   Useful english dictionary

  • not touch somebody with a bargepole — not touch sb/sth with a ˈbargepole idiom (BrE) (NAmE not touch sb/sth with a ten foot ˈpole) (informal) to refuse to get involved with sb/sth or in a particular situation • …   Useful english dictionary

  • not touch something with a bargepole — not touch sb/sth with a ˈbargepole idiom (BrE) (NAmE not touch sb/sth with a ten foot ˈpole) (informal) to refuse to get involved with sb/sth or in a particular situation • …   Useful english dictionary

  • not touch somebody with a ten-foot pole — not touch sb/sth with a ˈbargepole idiom (BrE) (NAmE not touch sb/sth with a ten foot ˈpole) (informal) to refuse to get involved with sb/sth or in a particular situation • …   Useful english dictionary

  • not touch something with a ten-foot pole — not touch sb/sth with a ˈbargepole idiom (BrE) (NAmE not touch sb/sth with a ten foot ˈpole) (informal) to refuse to get involved with sb/sth or in a particular situation • …   Useful english dictionary

  • not touch something with a ten-foot pole — not touch (something) with a ten foot pole to not want to become involved with something. If I were you, I wouldn t touch that job with a ten foot pole. Usage notes: often used as a warning …   New idioms dictionary

  • not touch with a ten-foot pole — not touch (something) with a ten foot pole to not want to become involved with something. If I were you, I wouldn t touch that job with a ten foot pole. Usage notes: often used as a warning …   New idioms dictionary

  • not touch a drop — spoken phrase to not drink any alcohol at all Thesaurus: not drinking alcohol and not drunk or using drugssynonym Main entry: drop …   Useful english dictionary

  • not touch someone or something with a bargepole — not touch (someone or something) with a bargepole see ↑touch, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑bargepole …   Useful english dictionary


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