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English definition of “touch-and-go”

touch-and-go

adjective uk   /ˌtʌtʃ.ənˈɡəʊ/ informal us  
C2 describes a situation that is uncertain: The doctor says that it's touch-and-go whether Mary will be okay.UncertaintyHesitatingAchievable
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