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touch\ off
touch off smth. /smth. off/ touch off a gun выпалить из орудия; touch off fireworks устраивать фейерверк; touch off an explosion производить взрыв; touch off a riot (a new wave of terrorism, a dispute, another international crisis, a political debate in Parliament, a heated controversy, etc.) вызывать бунт и т.д.; what touched the quarrel off apparently was his article причиной ссоры явилась, по-видимому, его статья, ссора разгорелась, по-видимому, из-за его статья

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • touch off — {v.} 1. To cause to fire or explode by lighting the priming or the fuse. * /The boy touched off a firecracker./ Compare: SET OFF. 2. To start something as if by lighting a fuse. * /The coach s resignation touched off a quarrel./ Compare: SET OFF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • touch off — {v.} 1. To cause to fire or explode by lighting the priming or the fuse. * /The boy touched off a firecracker./ Compare: SET OFF. 2. To start something as if by lighting a fuse. * /The coach s resignation touched off a quarrel./ Compare: SET OFF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • touch off — transitive verb Date: circa 1765 1. to describe or characterize with precision 2. a. to cause to explode by or as if by touching with fire b. to provoke or initiate with sudden intensity < the verdict touched off local riots > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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