START ratification is touch-and-go, too, since, being a treaty, it requires a two-thirds majority to pass.
This touch-and-go sort of battling was too strenuous even for the giant Cimmerian.
He managed to elude his fellow-countrymen as it happened, but it was "touch-and-go" with him.
It was touch-and-go with me all the time from the soup down, I assure you.'
But it was no joking matter with, me either, my dear fellow; it was touch-and-go at the time.
It was, indeed, touch-and-go with Mary Wing's male cousin, here at the turning-point of his life.
It had been only touch-and-go, but the man's warm Irish heart had saved him.
I was glad that when riding this road in the dark I had not realised it was in quite such a touch-and-go condition.
These touch-and-go experiments form no part of the strict duties of the chulo; his exclusive province is the banderilla.
This was touch-and-go; but I fired my remaining barrel a little lower than the first shot.
Uncertain or precarious: “The doctors told the patient that, even though her disease was in remission, from now on it was touch and go.”
[touch up variant may be influenced by British touch up, ''to grope a woman'']