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- AT THE TOUCH OF A BUTTON -

When something is capable of happening "at the touch of a button," it means it could be done immediately. For example:

A boss might ask an employee, "how long would it take you to finish this job?" The employee could respond, "I could have it done at the touch of a button." In this instance, the employee is telling their boss that the project could be completed rather quickly.








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