touch' and go'1.
a precarious or delicate state of affairs: It was touch and go there for a while during the operation.
quick action or movement: the touch and go of city traffic.
touch-and-goPronunciation: (tuch'un-gō'), [key]
risky; precarious: a touch-and-go descent down the mountain.
hasty, sketchy, or desultory.
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