touch and go
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As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
Everywhere I go, ‘Hey Cartman, you must like Family Guy, right?’
As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
Luckily enough I have this dedicated flat that is just along from my house that I go to every day.
The other songs go in to lesser percentages of “me” as you move along.
The Goliath wouldn't answer; the Dublin said the force was coming off, and we could not get into touch with the soldiers at all.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
When the women came, he was preparing to go to the west side for his daily visit with Mrs. Pruitt.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Were you ever arrested, having in your custody another man's cash, and would rather go to gaol, than break it?
He desired his secretary to go to the devil, but, thinking better of it, he recalled him as he reached the door.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
All Weimar adores him, and people say that women still go perfectly crazy over him.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
British Dictionary definitions for touch and go
Cultural definitions for touch and go
Uncertain or precarious: “The doctors told the patient that, even though her disease was in remission, from now on it was touch and go.”
Idioms and Phrases with touch and go
Extremely uncertain or risky, as in It was touch and go after the surgery; we were not sure he'd survive it, or It was touch and go but they finally gave me a seat on the plane. This idiom implies that a mere touch may cause a calamity. [Early 1800s]