barge-pole, wouldn't touch it with a


barge-pole, wouldn't touch it with a
 Will have nothing to do with it.

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  • I wouldn't touch someone with a barge pole. — I wouldn t touch (someone/something) with a barge pole. British & Australian, informal, American & Australian, informal something that you say which means that you think someone or something is so bad that you do not want to be involved with them …   New idioms dictionary

  • I wouldn't touch something with a barge pole. — I wouldn t touch (someone/something) with a barge pole. British & Australian, informal, American & Australian, informal something that you say which means that you think someone or something is so bad that you do not want to be involved with them …   New idioms dictionary

  • barge pole — noun a long pole used to propel or guide a barge I wouldn t touch it with a barge pole • Hypernyms: ↑pole …   Useful english dictionary

  • barge pole — also bargepole PHRASE: V inflects If you say that you wouldn t touch something with a barge pole, you mean that you would not want to have anything to do with it, either because you do not trust it, or because you do not like it. [BRIT, INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • barge pole — noun (C) a long pole used to guide a barge see also: wouldn t touch sth with a bargepole touch 1 (12) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • touch with a barge pole — I wouldn t touch (someone/something) with a barge pole. British & Australian, informal, American & Australian, informal something that you say which means that you think someone or something is so bad that you do not want to be involved with them …   New idioms dictionary

  • I wouldn't touch with a barge pole. — I wouldn t touch (someone/something) with a barge pole. British & Australian, informal, American & Australian, informal something that you say which means that you think someone or something is so bad that you do not want to be involved with them …   New idioms dictionary

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