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Hi

Would you say that this is an everyday expression?

She really touched me on the raw.

Or

Am I touching you on the raw? What are you getting so upset about?

Thanks

Tom

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anonymousStrange things happen.

So true.

anonymousIt might be a very old-fashioned thing to say

Hmm. I've found examples of it from 1985 to 2007.

See https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=%28touch+him+on+the+raw%3Aeng_gb_2012%29%2C%28touch+him+on+the+raw%3Aeng_us_2012%29&year_start=1800&year_end=2018&corpus=15&smoothing=3&share=&direct_url=t1%3B%2C%28touch%20him%20on%20the%20raw%3Aeng_gb_2012%29%3B%2Cc0%3B.t1%3B%2C%28touch%20him%20on%20the%20raw%3Aeng_us_2012%29%3B%2Cc0

It turns out, to my surprise, that it's used about equally in the US and the UK nowadays, at least in books, though historically it has almost always been used more in the UK.

CJ