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lay a finger on


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  • v. To merely touch
  • v. If you lay a finger on my little brother, I'll have your guts for garters


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  • She do scold now and then and no mistake, but bless you, she'd never lay a finger on me, and it's no wonder she's in a taking with the children when they kicks up a hextra row, so to say.

    Little Miss Peggy: Only a Nursery Story

  • Extortion, robberies, killings, machines, drugs, the lot — the great king-pin and they could never lay a finger on you.

    The Satan Bug

  • Then they doffed their dress and plunging into the water, fell to playing with one another, whilst the chief damsel ducked the others, who dared not lay a finger on her and she was fairest of favour and most famous of form and most feateous of finery.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night


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