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touch and go

adjective

Simple Definition of touch and go

  • —used to describe a situation in which no one is sure what will happen and there is a chance that the result will be bad

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of touch and go

  1. :  unpredictable as to outcome :  uncertain <it was touch and go there for a while>

1815

First Known Use of touch and go

1815


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