Doticati smisao nečega

English translation: to touch on the meaning of (something)

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Serbian term or phrase:Doticati smisao nečega
English translation:to touch on the meaning of (something)
Entered by: Milena Taylor

18:47 Mar 11, 2016
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Serbian term or phrase: Doticati smisao nečega
Doticati smisao nečega

sve što iole vredi za koncept informacijsko-komunikacijske tehnologije, ujedno dotiče i sam smisao savremene umetnosti.
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to touch on the meaning of (something)
Explanation:
touch on something
Fig. to mention something; to talk about something briefly. In tomorrow's lecture I'd like to touch on the matter of taxation. The teacher only touched on the subject. There wasn't time to do more than that.
See also: touch
touch (up)on something
Fig. to mention something; to talk about something briefly. In tomorrow's lecture I'd like to touch on the matter of taxation. The teacher only touched upon the subject. There wasn't time to do more than that.
http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/touch on
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to touch on the meaning of (something)


Explanation:
touch on something
Fig. to mention something; to talk about something briefly. In tomorrow's lecture I'd like to touch on the matter of taxation. The teacher only touched on the subject. There wasn't time to do more than that.
See also: touch
touch (up)on something
Fig. to mention something; to talk about something briefly. In tomorrow's lecture I'd like to touch on the matter of taxation. The teacher only touched upon the subject. There wasn't time to do more than that.
http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/touch on

Example sentence(s):
  • Recent conversations, instead, managed to touch on the meaning of "urban literature."

    Reference: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/charles-d-ellison/define-urban...
    https://books.google.com/books?id=ynP0AgAAQBAJ&pg=PA129&lpg=PA129&dq=%22to+touch+on+the+meaning%22&source=bl&ots=UXd0xMxXM4&sig=XwonJo-_wODt
Milena Taylor
Serbia
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