the verb “touch” implies some consciousness and control on the side of its subject; The hand is thus “humanized” with a mind and willpower, which is absurd except if we let ourselves fall in some kind of dream, fantasy, fairy tale.

The second phrase implies such a mind and willpower on the side of the subject, and thus the sentence in your perspective becomes obscene harassment. Beware #METOO is watching.

Dr Jacques COULARDEAU, PhD in Germanic Linguistics (University Lille III) and ESP Teaching (University Bordeaux II) has been teaching all types of ESP

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