Posing for a picture with a man who throws his arm over her shoulder, Johnston kindly asks that he not touch her.
It was his little way of staying in touch, letting me know what was going on in his life.
If you're born deaf, the debate about cochlear implants, children and deaf cultural rights will touch your life in some way.
Those tickets are free, but “controlled” by Congress; “be in touch with your Congressperson or Senator,” the Obama people suggest.
“I hope he remembers it was real,” Uchitel allegedly said, according to a friend in touch with TMZ.
The manner of a painter is in nothing so distinguished as in his touch.
But remember to touch your beaver where the hemlock boughs are low.
The quibble that the troops in Egypt are mine has been broken to pieces by my first touch!
"You force me to touch on things I should have liked to keep hidden," said Austin.
Mortimer hastened to her relief, but she shrank from his touch.
late 13c., from Old French touchier "to touch, hit, knock" (11c.), from Vulgar Latin *toccare "to knock, strike" as a bell (cf. Spanish tocar, Italian toccare), perhaps of imitative origin. Meaning "to get or borrow money" first recorded 1760. Related: Touched; touching.
Touch and go (adj.) is recorded from 1812, apparently from the name of a tag-like game, first recorded 1650s. Touch football is first attested 1933. Touch-me-not (1590s) translates Latin noli-me-tangere.
c.1300, from Old French touche "a touching," from touchier (see touch (v.)). Meaning "slight attack" (of an illness, etc.) is recorded from 1660s. Sense of "skill or aptitude in some topic" is first recorded 1927. Soft touch "person easily manipulated" is recorded from 1940.
The physiological sense by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body.