in touch

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in touch

  1. (idiomatic) In contact, or in communication.
    Let's stay in touch.
    I'm not reachable over the weekend, but I'll be in touch early in the week.
    How can I get in touch with her? It's urgent.
    Don't be a stranger. Keep in touch.
  2. (rugby, of a ball or a player) outside the playing area or touching the touchlines of the playing area.
    Kick the ball in touch.
    • 2011 September 18, Ben Dirs, “Rugby World Cup 2011: England 41-10 Georgia”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      And when scrum-half Ben Youngs, who had a poor game, was burgled by opposite number Irakli Abuseridze and the ball shipped down the line to Irakli Machkhaneli, it looked like Georgia had scored a try of their own, but the winger's foot was in touch.