touch on/upon

phrasal verb

touched on/upon; touching on/upon; touches on/upon
1
: to briefly talk or write about (something) : to mention (something) briefly
The reports touched on many important points.
She touches upon the issue in the article but never fully explains it.
2
: to come close to (something) : to almost be (something)
Her actions touched on treason.

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“Touch on/upon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/touch%20on%2Fupon. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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