lay a finger on
Also, put a finger on. Barely touch, as in You'd better not lay a finger on those documents! or If you lay a finger on me, I'll sue. This expression is nearly always used as a prohibition. [Mid-1800s] Also see put one's finger on.
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handle, lick, pat, rub, tap, reach, feel, stroke, caress, brush, kiss, strike, hit, contend, defend, compete, vie, taste, probe, sweep
- laxness, halldór kiljan,
- lay a wager,
- lay about one,
- lay an egg,
- lay analyst,
- lay aside
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