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touch (oneself)

euphemistic slang To masturbate. My ultra-religious aunt scared us silly when we went through puberty with all sorts of myths about what would happen if we touched ourselves.
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touch

1. n. a likely target for begging; someone who is asked for a loan. (see also soft touch.) He was just the kind of touch we were looking for, not too bright and not too poor.
2. n. a request for money (from a beggar); a request for a loan. I ignored the touch and walked on by.
3. tv. to ask someone for a loan. He touched me for a hundred bucks.
4. n. a small portion of something to eat or drink. (Folksy.) I’ll have just a touch. I’m on a diet, you know.
5. tv. to deal with or handle someone or something. (Usually in the negative.) Mr. Wilson is a real pain, and I wouldn’t touch his account. Find somebody else to handle it.

touch

base/bases Informal
To renew a line of communication: "He went out of his way to touch base with a broad cross section of ... residents" (George B. Merry).
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Inverness should have been a goal down before they even had a chance to get a few touches themselves but they got away with it although Rangers, playing 4-4-2, continued to surge forward in search of the goals and the points which would keep them at the top of the SPL.
And this year we are seeing strong sales in un-iced Christmas cakes which allow customers to do the final touches themselves.
Patrick and Karen, 42 - who own the popular Bakelite Museum at Williton, Somerset - have the caravan chassis made and fittings moulded before adding the finishing touches themselves.
Inverness should have been a goal down before they even had a chance to get a few touches themselves, but they got away with it although Rangers, playing four-four-two, continued to surge forward in search of the goals and the points which would keep them at the top of the SPL.
But in this area, Ford have crafted some nifty touches themselves in their quest to create a family- friendly favourite.