Sentence examples for touched from high-quality English sources.

  • They touched his skin and his tusks.

  • She touched his chest and felt no heartbeat.

  • He maintained he never touched anyone inappropriately.

  • I like friendly touch, so like being touched by friends.

  • “I don’t like to be touched,” Isabella likes to remind me.

  • Cillian touched her hair, touched the rope.

  • The question had touched a nerve; he touched on the truth.

  • Over the course of an hour, students touched their faces, on average, 23 times.

Use touched in a sentence.

  • His hand touched her hip—where he had so often touched her during those first days—and then crept a little farther inland.

  • Can it be right that the falsity of “She touched the wire” entails the truth of “If she touched the wire she got a shock”?

  • “Before all this, I would go and buy a taco from there and it makes you wonder if you touched something he touched and there’s any way I could have it.”

  • I told my mother I’d touched the rabbit, and as I lied I imagined I had touched the rabbit, insuring its abandonment and infantile death, and I began to cry.

  • Wash your hands often and keep them away from your face, especially when you've touched objects touched by many, like a door knob, a railing, and other public areas.

  • The defense team claimed that he had touched her breasts for a legitimate reason — to see if they were real for the purposes of a lingerie advertisement — and denied that he had touched her thighs.

  • “Surfaces frequently touched by a large number of people, like door handles, elevator buttons, etc., may play a more significant role in spreading the infection than objects touched incidentally, like food packages delivered to homes.”

  • For the wire has an intrinsic property—the property of having free electrons, say—such that, if it were touched by a conductor, and if it were to retain that property for a sufficient time, then the wire would conduct electricity (because of being touched and having the property).

touched sentence examples

  • And the first minister said: "Whatever else we can say about this referendum campaign, we have touched sections of the community who have never before been touched by politics, these sections of the community have touched us and touched the political process."

  • “You can get everybody who’s a doctor, everybody who was ever in the Peace Corps, everybody who was touched by H.I.V., everybody who’s been touched by this pandemic, and pull them together to say, ‘Hey, maybe the U.S. aid budget should be 1 percent or even 2 percent of the government budget, versus what it is right now,’” he said.

  • Ministers will ask shops to take measures such as storing returned items for 72 hours before putting them back on the shop floor, placing protective coverings on large items touched by the public such as beds or sofas, and frequent cleaning of objects and surfaces that are touched regularly, including self-checkouts, trolleys, coffee machines and betting terminals.

  • Of course for visually impaired people there is bound to be quite a lot of touching and this is the bit that I found hardest to fill in, the fact that we get touched by strangers because usually they’re trying to help but the problem is, of course, when you’re asked a question about being touched by strangers so much depends on the attitude of the stranger and the way the touch is delivered.


  • adj all

    - slightly insane

  • adj all

    - having come into contact

  • adj all

    - being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion

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  • 3 sentence examples for touched from The Guardian
  • 5 sentence examples for touched from The New Yorker
  • 1 sentence examples for touched from The Economist
  • 3 sentence examples for touched from BBC
  • 4 sentence examples for touched from New York Times
  • 2 sentence examples for touched from Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  • 1 sentence examples for touched from Independent
  • 1 sentence examples for touched from Business Insider
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  • • Relevant word or phrase for touched is fey
  • • Relevant word or phrase for touched is affected
  • • Relevant word or phrase for touched is moved
  • • Relevant word or phrase for touched is stirred

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