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touch on/upon sth

phrasal verb with touch uk   us   /tʌtʃ/ verb
to ​mention a ​subjectquickly when ​speaking or writing about another ​subject: The ​talk was about ​educationalopportunities for ​adults, and the ​speaker also ​touched upon ​sources of ​finance.
(Definition of touch on/upon sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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touch on/upon sth

phrasal verb with touch uk   us   /tʌtʃ/ verb [I or T]
to mention a ​subject quickly when speaking or writing about another ​subject: Before ​concluding, I would like to ​touch on the excellent ​work done by our ​interns.
(Definition of touch on/upon sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “touch on/upon sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) (说话或写作时)简略提到,触及…
in Chinese (Traditional) (說話或寫作時)簡略提到,觸及…
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