English version

a touch of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha touch of somethinga touch of somethingLITTLE/NOT MUCHa small amount of something Our furniture is guaranteed to add a touch of class to your bedroom. Add a lace top for a touch of glamour. ‘What?’ asked Hazel, with a touch of irritation. touch
Examples from the Corpus
a touch of somethingOne gardenia casts a pleasant scent, but hundreds of gardenias can, for some, prompt a touch of nausea.Do you detect a touch of moral fervour rippling its unsightly way across the normally limpid Weltanschauung of Oliver Russell?I think I've got a touch of the flu.All this room needs is a touch of paint.This melancholy contrast brought to our Southern sensibilities a touch of sadness.With more than a touch of relief, she thought he was about to go.In everything he did there was a touch of charisma, and, following everything he did, a nagging doubt.Max Baucus, will survive this plunge, albeit with a touch of fear.I always treated the reports with a touch of caution.
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