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Beth reached out and touched his cheek.
He was careful not to touch the blood.
“Be quiet!” she said, touching her finger to her lips.
He touched the napkin briefly to his chin.
The chair was so high that his feet couldn’t touch the ground.
They stood next to each other, barely touching.
His comments really touched me.
He was touched by their suffering and offered to help.
The plight of the orphans has touched the hearts of thousands of people.
She touched many people’s lives through her charity work.
She was so upset that she had barely touched her food.
I never touch alcohol.
Don’t touch anything of mine while I’m away.
I haven’t touched any of the money she left me.
I wouldn’t touch such a difficult piece of work.
He is a good golfer, but he can’t touch his brother.
Eileen’s innocent remark seemed to have touched a nerve.
This is the American English definition of touch. View British English definition of touch.
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