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Arousing feelings of sympathy or gratitude
“This brought half the guests to tears - it was quite a touching scene.”
Having a border in common
“… touching lots in the housing development will eventually be separated by hedges for privacy.”
Having to do with
“… there has been an objection touching the last of the proposed new bylaws.”
Present participle for bring one's hand or another part of one's body into contact with
“I can't stand to even touch my own body, to wash, even get dressed.”
Present participle for have an effect on
“Lisa felt touched by the girl's unexpected kindness.”
Present participle for used to indicate that something is avoided or rejected
“I don't touch anything involved with electricity, for example.”
Present participle for be comparable to in quality or excellence
“None of them, however, was able to touch Daru-brahman for as soon as they started, their chisels broke and fell to pieces.”
Present participle for come into or be in contact with
“Of course, in my dreams I neither escape nor do I falter and stumble - I run hard, but my feet don't quite touch the ground, so I don't actually move.”
Present participle for affect or concern
“The international jurisprudence to which we have referred does not touch this problem that we are concerned with, does it?”
Present participle for to affect slightly with something morally bad or undesirable
“… unfortunately, his insufferable arrogance tends to touch even the good deeds that he does.”
Present participle for make mention
“With elections round the corner, the irritation is bound to touch nightmarish levels.”
Present participle for handle in order to interfere with, alter, or otherwise affect
“Don't touch any of my things!”
Present participle for to eat or drink
“Since you cannot touch the money until you retire, you no longer have a rainy-day fund, or a down payment for a house.”
“The least expensive model will touch you for a couple of hundred bucks.”
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