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It’s always good to plan ahead, but sometimes you just can’t know what’s around the corner! In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Morag explain a couple of useful phrases for uncertain situations: touch and go and up in the air.
Touch and go can be used as an adjective—a word that modifies a noun or a pronoun. Although there is disagreement, some believe the expression touch and go originated as an allusion to ships that barely escaped disaster when they would touch the seabed or rub against rocks.
Credit:Audio/Learning Materials: Culips