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

wouldn't touch sth with a barge pole

UK (US also 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 somethingAbstaining and refraining
(Definition of wouldn't touch sth with a barge pole from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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