v. 碰，（使）接触; 感动; 吃，喝，用; 影响; 比得上; 达到; 涉及; 共事; 闪现; 伤害
n. 碰，触（觉）; 修饰; 风格，手法; 一点，些许
If you touch something, you put your hand onto it in order to feel it or to make contact with it.
Her tiny hands gently touched my face...
Don't touch that dial…
If two things are touching, or if one thing touches another, or if you touch two things, their surfaces come into contact with each other.
Their knees were touching ...
A cyclist crashed when he touched wheels with another rider...
Your sense of touch is your ability to tell what something is like when you feel it with your hands.
The evidence suggests that our sense of touch is programmed to diminish with age.
…boys and girls who are blind and who want to be able to read and write by touch.
To touch something means to strike it, usually quite gently.
He scored the first time he touched the ball…
As the aeroplane went down the runway the wing touched a pile of rubble.
If something has not been touched, nobody has dealt with it or taken care of it.
When John began to restore the house in the 1960s, nothing had been touched for 40 years.
约翰 20 世纪 60 年代开始整修那幢房子时，它已有 40 年都无人照管了。
If you say that you did not touch someone or something, you are emphasizing that you did not attack, harm or destroy them, especially when you have been accused of doing so.
Pearce remained adamant, saying 'I didn't touch him'...
I was in the garden. I never touched the sandwiches.
You say that you never touch something or that you have not touched something for a long time to emphasize that you never use it, or you have not used it for a long time.
He doesn't drink much and doesn't touch drugs...
His diet is vegetarian, and he hasn't touched meat for six years…
他吃素，已经 6 年不知肉味了。
If you touch on a particular subject or problem, you mention it or write briefly about it.
The film touches on these issues, but only superficially...
She writes about women's idealisation of men, touching briefly on the topic of women's fantasy life.
If something touches you, it affects you in some way for a short time.
...a guilt that in some sense touches everyone...
Nor had the benefits of the war years touched all sectors of the population.
If something that someone says or does touches you, it affects you emotionally, often because you see that they are suffering a lot or that they are being very kind.
It has touched me deeply to see how these people live...
Her enthusiasm touched me.
If something is touched with a particular quality, it has a certain amount of that quality.
His crinkly hair was touched with grey...
The boy was touched with genius.
If you say about someone that nobody can touch him or her for a particular thing, you mean that he or she is much better at it than anyone else.
No one can touch these girls for professionalism.
To touch a particular level, amount, or score, especially a high one, means to reach it.
By the third lap Kinkead had touched 289 m.p.h.
到第三圈时，金基德的车速达到了每小时 289 英里。
The winds had touched storm-force the day before.
If you touch someone for money, you ask them to give it to you.
Now is the time to touch him for a loan.
A touch is a detail which is added to something to improve it.
They called the event 'a tribute to heroes', which was a nice touch...
Small touches to a room such as flowers can be what gives a house its vitality.
If someone has a particular kind of touch, they have a particular way of doing something.
The dishes he produces all have a personal touch...
The striker was unable to find his scoring touch.
A touch of something is a very small amount of it.
She thought she just had a touch of flu...
At university he wrote a bit, did a touch of acting, and indulged in internal college politics.
You can use a touch to mean slightly or to a small extent, especially in order to make something you say seem less extreme. For example, if you say that something is a touch expensive, you might really think that it is very expensive.
We were all a touch uneasy, I think...
I found it a touch distasteful.
You use at the touch of in expressions such as at the touch of a button and at the touch of a key to indicate that something is possible by simply touching a switch or one of the keys of a keyboard.
Staff will be able to trace calls at the touch of a button.
…seats that flip out at the touch of a lever.
If you say that someone has the common touch, you mean that they have the natural ability to have a good relationship with ordinary people and be popular with them.
Unlike many senior judges, he has consistently shown that he has the common touch.
If you get in touch with someone, you contact them by writing to them or telephoning them. If you are, keep, or stay in touch with them, you write, phone, or visit each other regularly.
I will get in touch with solicitors about this…
The organisation would be in touch with him tomorrow...
If you are in touch with a subject or situation, or if someone keeps you in touch with it, you know the latest news or information about it. If you are out of touch with it, you do not know the latest news or information about it.
You'll also be kept in touch with local Oxfam events.
...keeping the unemployed in touch with the labour market...
If you lose touch with someone, you gradually stop writing, telephoning, or visiting them.
In my job one tends to lose touch with friends...
We lost touch after that.
If you lose touch with something, you no longer have the latest news or information about it.
Their leaders have lost touch with what is happening in the country.
If you say that something is touch and go, you mean that you are uncertain whether it will happen or succeed.
It was touch and go whether we'd go bankrupt.
If you say that someone is a soft touch or an easy touch, you mean that they can easily be persuaded to lend you money or to do things for you.
Mr Wilson is no soft touch…
Pamela was an easy touch when she needed some cash.
1. the event of something coming in contact with the body;
2. the faculty of touch;
3. a suggestion of some quality;
4. a distinguishing style;
5. the act of putting two things together with no space between them;
6. a slight but appreciable addition;
7. a communicative interaction;
8. a slight attack of illness;
9. the act of soliciting money (as a gift or loan);
10. the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin;
11. deftness in handling matters;
12. the feel of mechanical action;
1. make physical contact with, come in contact with;
2. perceive via the tactile sense;
3. affect emotionally;
4. have to do with or be relevant to;
5. be in direct physical contact with; make contact;
6. have an effect upon;
7. deal with; usually used with a form of negation;
8. cause to be in brief contact with;
9. to extend as far as;
10. be equal to in quality or ability;
11. tamper with;
12. make a more or less disguised reference to;
15. dye with a color
touch, inspire, move
out of touch
to the touch
touch base (with)
touch a chord
touch of nature
touch of the sun
would not touch something with a bargepole
touch something off
I felt a touch on my arm.
I want to touch briefly on another aspect of the problem.
If you touch me again I'll slap your face!
Have you got in touch with him?
你跟他接上头了 吗 ?
You might get in touch with him.
vt. & vi. 接触,碰到