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the phrase "touch and go"

 

It's touch and go, and I believe that the supreme efforts that [the] secretary made bear some fruits on both sides," he said.
what is "touch and go"? And what is the meaning of "made bear some fruits on both sides"?

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    Touch and go: Risky, unsure; the outcome is not certain.
    Bear...fruits: Successful results
    [The 'made' part is referring to what the secretary did, it isn't part of the idiom/phrase.]

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