not touch somebody with a ten-foot pole

not touch sb/sth with a ˈbargepole idiom
(BrE) (NAmE not touch sb/sth with a ten-foot ˈpole) (informal) to refuse to get involved with sb/sth or in a particular situation

Personally, I wouldn't touch him or his business with a bargepole.

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