The popularity of his hymns made him a cultural touchstone. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)These streets of terraced houses have become a touchstone for local Brexiteers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The half-time show has become a cultural touchstone. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The tragedy became a touchstone issue in last year's presidential election. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The Texas senator had hoped to hound the frontrunner on his erratic record on touchstone conservative issues. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For conservatives, there can be no compromise on an issue that has become the touchstone of orthodoxy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Some have fledgling campaigns in place while others are raising their profile by speaking out on touchstone Conservative issues. The Sun (2013)In a scene that became a cultural touchstone, she boils the family's pet rabbit. Times, Sunday Times (2013)With prescription drug abuse now classed as an epidemic in America, it has become something of a cultural touchstone. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The actual numbers may not be that impressive, but we became part of the zeitgeist, like a cultural touchstone. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is easy to dismiss bobbies on the beat as a touchstone Ukip issue, like warm beer and imperial weights and measures. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Of course, immigration is a touchstone issue right now, but how do we feel about those who have diluted and blended in? Times, Sunday Times (2015)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， touchstone 是3万个最常用词之一。
touchstone 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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