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English definition of “wouldn't touch sth with a barge pole”

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wouldn't touch sth with a barge pole

UK ( US wouldn't touch sth with a ten-foot pole) informal
used to mean that you certainly do not want to buy something or be involved with something
Translations of “wouldn't touch sth with a barge pole”
in Chinese (Traditional) 壓根不想買, 根本不想與…有瓜葛…
in Chinese (Simplified) 压根儿不想买, 根本不想与…有瓜葛…
(Definition of wouldn't touch sth with a barge pole from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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