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touch on/upon sth

phrasal verb with touch uk   /tʌtʃ/  us   /tʌtʃ/ verb
to mention a subject quickly when speaking or writing about another subject: The talk was about educational opportunities 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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