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lay a finger on someone

Definition of lay a finger on someone in English:

Touch someone, especially with the intention of harming them.
Example sentences
  • They'll say, lay a finger on me and you're straight in court.
  • ‘They haven't laid a finger on me, yet,’ he smirked.
  • Even though I physically bundled people out the door on a number of occasions, nobody ever laid a finger on me.
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