not touch

not touch
Synonyms and related words:
abstain, abstain from, avoid, dispense with, do without, eschew, fight shy of, forbear, forgo, give place to, hold aloof, hold aloof from, hold back, hold off, keep aloof, keep away from, keep back, keep clear of, keep from, keep hands off, keep in hand, keep remote from, let alone, let go by, make way for, never touch, not meddle with, not use, pass up, refrain, refrain from, reserve, save, shun, spare, stand aloof, stand aloof from, stay detached from, steer clear of, turn away from, waive, withhold

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • not touch someone or something with a ten-foot pole — not touch (someone or something) with a ten foot pole (US) (or Brit not touch (someone or something) with a bargepole) informal : to refuse to go near or become involved with (someone or something) That investment is too risky. I wouldn t touch… …   Useful english dictionary

  • not touch with a ten-foot pole — not touch (someone or something) with a ten foot pole (US) (or Brit not touch (someone or something) with a bargepole) informal : to refuse to go near or become involved with (someone or something) That investment is too risky. I wouldn t touch… …   Useful english dictionary

  • not touch with a bargepole — To refuse to have anything to do with • • • Main Entry: ↑barge * * * not touch (someone or something) with a bargepole see ↑touch, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑bargepole …   Useful english dictionary

  • not touch somebody with a bargepole — not touch sb/sth with a ˈbargepole idiom (BrE) (NAmE not touch sb/sth with a ten foot ˈpole) (informal) to refuse to get involved with sb/sth or in a particular situation • …   Useful english dictionary

  • not touch something with a bargepole — not touch sb/sth with a ˈbargepole idiom (BrE) (NAmE not touch sb/sth with a ten foot ˈpole) (informal) to refuse to get involved with sb/sth or in a particular situation • …   Useful english dictionary

  • not touch somebody with a ten-foot pole — not touch sb/sth with a ˈbargepole idiom (BrE) (NAmE not touch sb/sth with a ten foot ˈpole) (informal) to refuse to get involved with sb/sth or in a particular situation • …   Useful english dictionary

  • not touch something with a ten-foot pole — not touch sb/sth with a ˈbargepole idiom (BrE) (NAmE not touch sb/sth with a ten foot ˈpole) (informal) to refuse to get involved with sb/sth or in a particular situation • …   Useful english dictionary

  • not touch something with a ten-foot pole — not touch (something) with a ten foot pole to not want to become involved with something. If I were you, I wouldn t touch that job with a ten foot pole. Usage notes: often used as a warning …   New idioms dictionary

  • not touch with a ten-foot pole — not touch (something) with a ten foot pole to not want to become involved with something. If I were you, I wouldn t touch that job with a ten foot pole. Usage notes: often used as a warning …   New idioms dictionary

  • not touch a drop — spoken phrase to not drink any alcohol at all Thesaurus: not drinking alcohol and not drunk or using drugssynonym Main entry: drop …   Useful english dictionary

  • not touch someone or something with a bargepole — not touch (someone or something) with a bargepole see ↑touch, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑bargepole …   Useful english dictionary

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